river plain

river plain

[′riv·ər ‚plān]
(geology)
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About 889,282 acres of land downstream of American Falls on the Snake River Plain area are irrigated annually with water stored in American Falls Reservoir.
The temple will occupy a 12.77-acre site and will include views of the Snake River Plain.
Thirdly, arsenic released to groundwater in the Indus River plain is under less reducing conditions than in the Bengal basin.
Schoen expressed three worries: the backlog of processed waste already collecting dust; the lack of stipulations attached to how the waste is transported; and no mention of protections for the Eastern Snake River Plain Aquifer--the main source of water for southern Idaho, which sits directly beneath the lab.
Among the plains, Songnen Plain, Sanjiang Plain, and Liao River Plain are included which are demarcated by the Changbai Mountains and the Greater Khingan and Lesser Khingan ranges (Figure 1).
Red Foxes began appearing elsewhere in northeastern Oregon in the mid-1990s (Verts and Carraway 1998), and by 2010 populations were well established in 8 counties (and in adjacent Walla Walla County, Washington), including the original mountainous range described by Bailey (1936) as well as farmlands in both the Snake River Plain and Columbia River Plateau.
These eruptions left a trail along the Snake River Plain as the North American Plate moved westward over the hot spot, at the rate of slightly less than two inches per decade.
Their topics include the utility of geological and pedalogical models in designing geothermal heat pump systems, characterizing flooded abandoned mines in Ohio as a low-temperature geothermal resource, an evaluation of a discrete-depth heat dissipation test for the thermal characterization of the subsurface, the physical modeling of coupled heat transfer and water flow in soil-borehole thermal energy storage systems in the vadose zone, and the stochastic exploration and geologic context of enhanced geothermal system viability on the Snake River Plain in Idaho.
The suitable criteria (Arain et al., 2014) for cotton cultivation was characterized by the factors: canal command area; soil pH (6.6-8.4); soil chemical properties classes (Acid soils: slightly acid, neutral soils: non-calcareous to slight calcareous, mildly alkaline soils: non-calcareous to strongly calcareous, moderately alkaline soils: non-calcareous to strongly calcareous); mean maximum annual temperature (34 [degrees]C); soil physical properties classes (River plain and terraces: non-calcareous and calcareous loamy soils); aridity classes (Arid (Kharif, Rabi) and Arid (Kharif), Hyper-arid (Rabi); agro-ecological zones (irrigated plains-D.G.
The eclipse track crosses the Sawtooth Range and descends onto the Snake River Plain. Although Idaho Falls is 21 miles south of the eclipse path's central line, it still enjoys 1 3/4 minutes of totality.
The majority of the water supply originates in mountains on the north and east sides of the Eastern Snake River plain, including the southern portion of Yellowstone National Park.
Corn Belt, parts of Western Europe, the Nile Valley, the Ganges River Plain and Eastern China--would produce more food calories while limiting carbon loss relative to expansion in other parts of the world.