Translation of low-lying in Spanish:


bajo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈloʊ ˈˌlaɪɪŋ//ˌləʊˈlʌɪɪŋ/


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    • Many vineyards planted in low-lying valleys alongside rice fields have high water-tables and a high risk of flooding.
    • The low-lying, marshy land has been improved by drainage over the past generation.
    • They also say that urban sprawl on hillsides and in low-lying areas has been allowed to grow out of control.
    • On Fiji's low-lying islands, salt water intrusion can come from above as well as below.
    • The most dramatic effect would be an increase in sea levels due to melting of the polar ice caps causing many low-lying costal areas to flood.
    • Tuvalu is one of dozens of low-lying islands threatened with rising sea levels.
    • Sea level rises will follow, catastrophically for many low-lying countries.
    • Inland wetlands are common on floodplains along rivers and streams and in other low-lying areas.
    • A big problem is that salt water has contaminated a lot of wells in the low-lying areas when this tidal wave came in.
    • Breeding habitat is mostly inland around low-lying marshy areas near lakes.
    • The area of low-lying swamp or marsh, as revealed through archaeology, is shown in brown.
    • The Tuamotus are a group of low-lying atolls that form part of French Polynesia.
    • Shallow pools were then dug in low-lying land along the rivers at Sraghmore a mile away and on the winter freezes provided the ice.
    • The coastal region of the Humber estuary is low-lying and gradually eroding inland.
    • The objectors say the problem is that Iburndale Beck runs alongside the land and the area is a low-lying flood plain.
    • Heavy rain over the weekend brought flooding to low-lying ground on the outskirts of the historic city and to a city centre car park and river walks.
    • More parts of the city, which has already seen its dyke breached and low-lying areas swamped, have been flooded.
    • The Mimika region is largely a low-lying swamp intersected by rivers on Irian Jaya's southern coastal area.
    • Many a low-lying island in the Pacific and Indian Oceans faces the very real threat of slipping beneath the sea.
    • A spokeswoman warned river levels are high and with further rainfall forecast there may be some flooding on low-lying land near to rivers.