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In geography, a plain is a large area of land with relatively low relief. Plains may be more suitable for farming than plateaus or mountains. Photograph of a landscape A landscape comprises the visible features of an area of land, including physical elements such as landforms, living elements of flora and fauna, abstract elements such as lighting and weather conditions, and human elements, for instance human activity or the built environment). ... Farming, ploughing rice paddy, in Indonesia Agriculture is the process of producing food, feed, fiber and other desired products by cultivation of certain plants and the raising of domesticated animals (livestock). ... In geology and earth science, a plateau (also tableland, plâteau) is an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively flat open country if the uplift was recent in geologic history. ... Mount McKinley in Alaska has one of the largest visible base-to-summit elevation differences anywhere For other uses of this term, see Mountain (disambiguation). ...



A plain is a landform formed by the deposition of alluvial soil over a long period of time by a river coming from the mountains. Alluvium is soil land deposited by a river or other running water. ... The Murray River in Australia. ... Mount Cook, a mountain in New Zealand A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. ...



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The Canterbury Plains is an area bounded by the foothills of the Southern Alps and the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. ... The Great Plains is the broad expanse of prairie which lies east of the Rocky Mountains in the United States of America and Canada, covering all or parts of the U.S. states of New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota and North Dakota and the... The Indo-Gangetic Plain is a rich, fertile and ancient land encompassing most of northern and eastern India, the most populous parts of Pakistan, and virtually all of Bangladesh. ... This article or section should be merged with Kanto region The Kanto plain is the relatively flat region of Japan where Tokyo is located. ... NASA - Visible Earth, Nullarbor. ... The Khuzestan Plain is the relatively flat region of Iran where the Khuzestan province and the cities of Ahvaz, Susa and Abadan are located. ... The Mazandaran Plain is in Iran. ... Prairie refers to an area of land in North America of low topographic relief that principally supports grasses and herbs, with few trees, and is generally of a mesic (moderate or temperate) climate. ... This article is about the plateau in southern England; Salisbury Plain is also an area on South Georgia Island. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... The steppe of Western Kazakhstan in early spring In physical geography, steppe (from Slavic step) is a plain without trees (apart from those near rivers and lakes); it is similar to a prairie, although a prairie is generally reckoned as being dominated by tall grasses, while short grasses are said... Look up Veld on Wiktionary, the free dictionary For information on the town of Veldt, see Veldt Township, Minnesota Veld or Veldt, is a field, an open area of land, typically in South Africa or southern Africa, comparable to the Australian outback. ...

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This is a good site: http://www.pfc.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/canforest/canf/mixedwood1_e.html An Inner Mongolian Grassland. ... In geology and earth science, a plateau (also tableland, plâteau) is an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively flat open country if the uplift was recent in geologic history. ... Savanna is a grassland dotted with trees, and occurs in several types of biomes. ... A steppe in Western Kazakhstan in early spring In physical geography, a steppe (from Russian step) is a plain without trees (apart from those near rivers and lakes); it is similar to a prairie, although a prairie is generally considered as being dominated by tall grasses, while short grasses are... In geography, a coastal plain is an area of flat, low-lying land adjacent to a seacoast and separated from the interior by other features. ... Plains is a city located in Sumter County, Georgia. ... Plain City is the name of several places in the United States: Plain City in Ohio Plain City in Utah See also Plain This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


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Plain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (97 words)
In geography, a plain is a large area of land with relatively low relief.
Plains may be more suitable for farming than plateaus or mountains.
An alluvial plain is a landform formed by the deposition of alluvial soil over a long period of time by a river coming from the mountains.
The Village of Plain (1607 words)
The Village of Plain is nestled quietly in the valleys and bluffs of beautiful Sauk County.
Plain was founded as the Town of CramerÂ’s Corners and later became the Village of Plain in 1912.
Plain, and the surrounding area, is no stranger to Edward Kraemer and Sons, Inc. Established in 1911, Edward Kraemer and Sons is a general contractor with specific expertise in the construction of concrete structures including bridges, dams, heavy civil structures and specialized construction.
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