Coastal plains are flat, low-lying pieces of land that feature a body of water on one side and some type of landform on the other. According to National Geographic, a coastal plain can form either as a continental shelf ... More »

A basic fact about coastal plains that kids should know is that coastal plains are flat, low-lying pieces of land next to an ocean or a sea coast. One of the largest coastal plains in the world is in eastern South Americ... More »

Georgia's Coastal Plain makes up about 60 percent of the state's land area. The southeast Lower Coastal Plain in Georgia is also the lowest lying land on the Atlantic coastal plain, which is the largest physiographic reg... More »

Coastal plains are formed when ocean levels fall on continental shelves that are at sea level, or when rivers carry sediment to areas of the ocean. These plains can take hundreds of years to form, and a few are found hun... More »

A beach is any type of landform that lies along the shoreline of a body of water. The shoreline of a beach is formed naturally by the geographical end of the body of water, but the sand on the beach is formed over many y... More »

A basic fact about coastal plains that kids should know is that coastal plains are flat, low-lying pieces of land next to an ocean or a sea coast. One of the largest coastal plains in the world is in eastern South Americ... More »

Outwash plains form when melt from glaciers deposit sand, sediments, gravel and clay along broad, sloping land. These landforms can be created quickly due to rapid water action and are often several layers thick due to i... More »