valley flat

valley flat

[′val·ē ‚flat]
(geology)
The small plain at the bottom of a narrow valley with steep sides.
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The 34-year-old man concocted the story and called in police after the front door to his Woodgate Valley flat was damaged.
Relationship between surface of fenced pastures and densities of small mammal burrows in open pastures * Valley Characteristic Valley Flat land Piedmont entrance No.
Clinton River valley flat, in the E [1/2] NE [1/4] Sec.
Ms Jewell and her daughter Emma, who lived with Morris at their Swansea Valley flat, at Craig-Cefn-Parc, stood by him throughout the trial.
I wanted photos in the ram's native habitat, not in the valley flats beside the two-track road.
The topography of the Wabash River ranges from a plain of mostly clay till interspersed with looping belts of rolling, hummocky ridged morainic upland to rolling plains underlain by loess, till, and bedrock with broad valley flats underlain by thick deposits of alluvium, outwash, and lake deposits (Schneider 1966).
In winter, temperatures hover in the 60s, and when sporadic winter rains do fall, the valley flats can stay moist enough to mirror the surrounding mountains.
Ideal habitat consists of remote foothill regions of desert mountain ranges where finger ridges spill into valley flats. Ideally, these finger ridges will be oak brush-, manzanita- or juniper-covered and interspersed with grassy openings.

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