Perhaps it is the nature of that alluvial plain that accounts also for so plentiful a harvest of mosquitoes.
The stones at Beled had been the first signs that we were off the alluvial plain.
The alluvial plain of Babylonia was the gift of the two great rivers.
In this distance no rock strata appeared, nor any formation other than a jutting ridge of sand, or an alluvial plain.
By a slight ascent westward of the alluvial plain we reach Kilmartin, a village with a large modern church.
These terraces vary in height at different parts of the valley from 100 to 300 ft. above the alluvial plain.
To the south is the rich, alluvial plain made by the delta of the Jordan.
The alluvial plain extending behind the marshes was as rich and fertile as that of Chalda.
The whole district consists of an alluvial plain formed by the deposits of the two great rivers.
I have seen only one stream muddied in flood, the Choma, flowing through an alluvial plain in Lopéré.