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Discover Sand Plain

Sand Plain Discovered!

Sand Plain Technical Terms

Sand Plain: (a ) [geomorphology] A sand-covered plain, which may originate by deflation of sand dunes, and whose lower limit of erosion is governed by the water table. Also spelled sandplain. GG (b) [glacial geology] (not preferred – refer to sandy outwash plain) A small outwash plain composed chiefly of sand deposited by meltwater streams flowing from a glacier. GG

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