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Atlantic Coastal Plain

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Atlantic Coastal Plain, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, 28304, United States (35.00044 -79.00003)

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Name: Atlantic Coastal Plain topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 35.00039 -79.00008 35.00049 -78.99998
Minimum elevation: 29 m
Maximum elevation: 72 m
Average elevation: 55 m

Atlantic Coastal Plain

The province's average elevation is less than 900 meters above sea level and extends some 50 to 100 kilometers inland from the ocean. The coastal plain is normally wet, including many rivers, marsh, and swampland. It is composed primarily of sedimentary rock and unlithified sediments and is primarily used for agriculture. The Atlantic Coastal Plain includes the Carolina Sandhills region as well as the Embayed and Sea Island physiographic provinces. The Atlantic Coastal Plain is sometimes subdivided into northern and southern regions, specifically the Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic coastal plains.

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