Definitions for "Uplands"
terrain not affected by water table or surface water or else affected only for short periods so that riparian (hydrophilic) vegetation or aquatic processes do not persist.
lands elevated above the effect of tides, water tables, etc
Ground elevated above the lowlands; the foothills and mountains
Uplands, Victoria (known locally as "the Uplands") is an exclusive upper-class neighbourhood in Victoria, British Columbia located within the Municipality of Oak Bay between Cadboro Bay and Willows Beach. Uplands is a superb example of a garden suburb designed in the early part of the 20th century. It contains some of the most expensive real estate in North America.
Keywords:  bluff, tops, developed, sites, home
The tops of bluff areas usually developed for home sites.