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floodplains
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Lowland and relatively flat areas adjoining inland and coastal waters, including flood prone areas of islands. This land includes, at a minimum, those areas that are subject to a 1 percent or greater chance of flooding in any given year.
Definition Source
Agriculture Fact Book, USDA
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/40585.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/40585
Used For
flood plains
floodlands
Broader Term
lowlands
Related Term
alluvial plains
flood damage
flood meadows
flooded conditions
floods
Pantanal
Spanish
llanuras sujetas a inundaciones
Term Number
40585