Asked in Lakes and Rivers
Lakes and Rivers
What is the flat plain land through which a river flow called?
Asked in Earth Sciences, Landforms, Arctic Ocean
What is the flat wide area of land along a river?
The flat, wide area along a river is called its flood plain. This is sometimes part of a larger area called the alluvial plain, which formed as the river shifted over time and deposited soil when it flooded. ...
What is the low flat part of a river valley called?
The flat part of a river valley is known as a flood plain. These plains help the valleys stay fertile and able to grow crops. ...
Asked in Geography
What is the geographical meaning of plain?
Geographically, a "plain" is a large, treeless area of level or nearly level land. By convention the term "plain" is usually used to describe a low level flat area such as a coastal plain, sea floor plain, a river plain or a lunar plain (mare) rather than an elevated flat area which would be called a plateau. ...
Asked in Definitions, Landforms
What is the difference between valleys and plains?
A plain is flat land no high hills or mountains. A valley is an area with more hills, mountains, and high land with river and/or lakes running through. There is a difference between a valley and a plain. The difference is that the valley goes up and down, and the plain is flat and large. ...
Asked in Mountains, Mississippi River, Rocky Mountains
What is the land between Mississippi river and the rocky mountains?
The land between the Rocky Mountains and the Mississippi River is called the great plain, and isn't very mountainous at all. It's actually quite flat. ...