river bottom


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river bottom

[′riv·ər ‚bäd·əm]
(geology)
The low-lying alluvial land along a river. Also known as river flat.
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As good daylight settled upon the foggy river bottom, the distant gobbling slowed down and became more muffled.
Once the maps were in hand, I saw a lot of the creek and river bottoms were privately owned.
Additionally, you'll find woodcock during their fall migration along creek and river bottoms on the Oconee.
The survey team can create a three-dimensional representation of the river bottom with its modern sonar and global positioning satellite surveying equipment.
With just claw scratches on the river bottom to go with, Persons says the exact identity of the paddling dinosaur can't be determined, but he suspects it could have been an early tyrannosaur or a Sinocalliopteryx.
Searchers fought swift currents, dealt with visibility as low as one foot and dodged debris dumped along the river bottom as they brought four more bodies on to boats.
SCOPE IS THE LENGTH OF ANCHOR LINE relative to the distance from the boat's deck to the lake or river bottom.
While floating, the Conatsers made physical contact with the privately-owned river bed in several ways, including walking along the river bottom to fish.
Opening the dam stirred up sediment from the river bottom, which was then deposited on depleted sandbars.
He said: "I spotted dozens of them, laid on the river bottom.
After they morph into juveniles, the small mussels drop to the river bottom where they continue to grow, spending the rest of their days paying back their hosts by helping to clean the water.
The plots were chosen completely at random, and habitats were divided into 15 categories assessed at the time of trapping: upland woods, river bottom woods, brush, brushy field, weedy field, grassy field, pasture, corn, corn stubble, soybeans, soybean stubble, winter wheat, wheat stubble, plowed field, and other cultivated fields.