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2 February, 02:16

5 key facts about coastal plain

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  1. 2 February, 02:58
    1) A coastal plain is a flat, low-lying (elevation of less than 900 meters above sea level) piece of land touching the ocean

    2) Coastal plains are separated from the rest by mountains

    3) Coastal plains are formed in two ways: a) start as a continental shelf. b) develop from sediments carried by the river currents into the ocean creating a flat landscape.

    4) The coastal plain is expected to be a good agricultural area because the soil is rich. There are lots of minerals from the mountains wash up here.

    5) Climate is mild.
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