Definitions for "Coastal plain"
Keywords:  gently, clastic, lying, strata, plain
An area of low relief along a continental margin that is underlain by thick, gently dipping sediments.
a plain adjacent to a coast
the low-lying, gently-sloping area landward of the beach often containing fossil sands deposited during previously higher sea levels.
The level land with generally finer and fertile soils downstream of the piedmont and fall line, where tidal influence is felt in the rivers.
(211X) - Sedimentary deposits formed on a trailing-edge coast. Trailing-edge coasts are often associated with barrier beach systems and are commonly subject to subsidence.