The deltaic portions are of course a dead level; and the highest hills within the district in the western or frontier tract do not exceed 2500 ft.
The climate of Bhagalpur partakes of the character both of the deltaic districts of Bengal and of the districts of Behar, between which it is situated.
Owing to the deltaic nature of the Nile Valley, the fields on the banks are 3 ft.
These branches enclose a deltaic formation, a low tract of marshy alluvium known as the Lezirias, traversed by several minor channels.
Thereafter, except for deltaic patches at Marsa Susa and Derna, the shore is all precipitous.