coastal plain

coastal plain
   A low, generally broad plain that has as its margin an oceanic shore and its strata horizontal or gently sloping toward the water, and generally represents a strip of recently prograded or emerged sea floor; e.g., the coastal plain of the southeastern USA which extends for 3000 km from New Jersey to Texas.

Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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