coastal plain


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n coastal plain a plain adjacent to a coast
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In literature:

The western half of the plains of North America consists of two parts unlike either the Atlantic coastal plain or the prairies.
"The Red Man's Continent" by Ellsworth Huntington
Candon, the coast terminus of the main trail, lies in the coastal plain area about 4 1/4 miles from the sea.
"The Bontoc Igorot" by Albert Ernest Jenks
What can you tell of the coastal plain in Georgia?
"Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four." by William H. Elson
This is known only on the coastal plain from Rhode Island to Maryland.
"The Fern Lover's Companion" by George Henry Tilton
The Coastal Plain comprises, towards the north, the Biblical Plain of Sharon, and, towards the south, the land of Philistia.
"With the British Army in The Holy Land" by Henry Osmond Lock
A day's journey more across the coastal plains, and our reconnaissance is finished.
"Mexico" by Charles Reginald Enock
The glittering boulders of the coastal plain fell away, and I felt myself being whirled through space.
"The Winged Men of Orcon" by David R. Sparks
The Gulf Coastal Plain of northeastern Coahuila ranges from 700 feet to 1800 feet.
"Birds from Coahuila, Mexico" by Emil K. Urban
The territory flanking the Mississippi Valley, with its coastal plains and the deposits of mineral wealth, is one of the richest in the world.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
On the Caribbean coastal plain it ranges from 80 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various

In news:

The Kalob Griffin Band is based in Philadelphia, for now, but the group's old-time, good-time Americana sound has its roots in Pennsylvania places like Williamsport, which sit above the coastal plain.
Arctic Alaska Coastal Plain , USA.
Alaska's northern coastal plain is the home to millions of migratory bird species.
Arctic Alaska Coastal Plain Photo.
Corn is King in Coastal Plain .
The eastern diamondback rattlesnake ranges from the coastal plain regions of North Carolina to eastern Louisiana.
Lava flows on the coastal plain were seen entering the ocean Saturday afternoon.
The United States spans part of a continent that was flooded during the major coal-forming times, which led to the formation of broad coastal plains where peat could accumulate, Warwick says.
A local tourism group captures video of lava flowing on the coastal plain of Kilauea volcano into the Pacific Ocean, roughly three miles from Kalapana, Hawaii.
I believe no other animal represents the Coastal Plain of the state more than this animal.
Yucca filamentosa is native to the Southeast but most abundant in the Coastal Plain.
New varieties and herbicides are available for Southern Coastal Plain forage producers who grow rhizoma perennial peanut, dubbed the alfalfa of the South.
States in the West Gulf Coastal Plain region.
An intense Florida bass stocking program has made 1,520-acre Lake Monticello in the lowland Coastal Plain region of southern Arkansas a premier trophy bass fishery.
States in the Southeastern Coastal Plain region.