river flat

river flat

[′riv·ər ‚flat]
(geology)
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The Plenty River flat close to our school and next to one of these orchards is said to be where John Batman signed the 'infamous' treaty with the local traditional owners of the land.
At the tailout of the hole, sand settles and the hole shallows up into a river flat, which runs for a ways before becoming another riffle area--followed by another hole and run.
Imonen said his idea of the Native American fishing net, with the poles representing sticks pushing out of a muddy river flat, is a metaphor that expresses the city's long-term investment in restoring the Delta Ponds wetlands and fish passage and their connection to the nearby Willamette River.
It's an easy place to cross to the north, so they would gather in this river flat, have their family gathering, do their trading, and visit.
An inspection of survey maps of the area reveals that Ah Chee, despite having been granted a cultivation licence in 1866, only formally took possession of a section of the river flat in 1874.
Ian Webb, in Blood Sweat and Irons, states that stockades were constructed on the river flat adjacent to the ferry and on Devine's Hill, on the northern ascent from the river, in September and November 1830.
To the north, the world famous Homosassa River flats are known for world record fish that work the flats from the Chassahowitzka River to Homosassa.
IT - Invitation to Bid (ITB):Over Patapsco River Flats Superstructure Replacement
Glacially-fed Eagle River flows through Eagle River Flats, a 866 ha estuarine marsh on Joint-Base Elmendorf-Richardson, before emptying into Eagle Bay.
Perhaps the best example of this was the project he initiated in 1990 at Eagle River Flats on Ft.
624 model) chokes some time back, and already sent a sizable number of ducks and geese splashing into the decoys and snow banks on the big Missouri River flats.