The alluvial plain of Babylonia was the gift of the two great rivers.
The stones at Beled had been the first signs that we were off the alluvial plain.
In this distance no rock strata appeared, nor any formation other than a jutting ridge of sand, or an alluvial plain.
These terraces vary in height at different parts of the valley from 100 to 300 ft. above the alluvial plain.
The country itself was an alluvial plain, formed by the silt deposited each year by the Tigris and Euphrates.
The alluvial plain extending behind the marshes was as rich and fertile as that of Chalda.
The western tract between the Mahananda and the main stream of the Ganges is an alluvial plain of sandy soil and great fertility.
To the south is the rich, alluvial plain made by the delta of the Jordan.
I have seen only one stream muddied in flood, the Choma, flowing through an alluvial plain in Lopéré.
Below the city, on the left bank, one of these terraces projects into the alluvial plain of the Meuse.