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PREFERRED TERM
tidal flat setting  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • An extensive, nearly horizontal, barren tract of land that is alternately covered and uncovered by the tide, and consisting of unconsolidated sediment (mostly mud and sand). It may form the top surface of a deltaic deposit.
DESCRIPTION
  • An extensive, nearly horizontal, barren tract of land that is alternately covered and uncovered by the tide, and consisting of unconsolidated sediment (mostly mud and sand). It may form the top surface of a deltaic deposit.
IDENTIFIER
  • tidalFlatSetting
TITLE
  • tidal flat setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/tidalFlatSetting
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Event Environment