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What are some differences between a coastal plain and an interior plain?


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Answered 2013-10-16 21:20:37

One major difference between Coastal plains and Interior plains is in elevation. Coastal plains have low elevation and low relief. Interior plains have varied elevation and low relief. Coastal plains also lie along the shore while Interior plains are surrounded by other land.

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