Low-water Sentence Examples
But after several seasons of heavy rainfall the waters have remained for years beyond their low-water level.
At low water it can be reached from Duhnen by carriage.
The level of the lake is subject to seasonal fluctuations, reaching a maximum in midsummer and a minimum in February, as well as to alternating cycles of years of high and low water.
The harbours are connected with the town by an embankment and railway built across a shallow, dry at low water save for a narrow channel.
The latter discolours the sand and so one finds, round the coast and towards the upper margin of the zone between highand low-water marks, an under layer of black sand formed in this way.Advertisement
When living near the coast foxes will, however, visit the shore at low water in search of crabs and whelks; and the old story of the fox and the grapes seems to be founded upon a partiality on the part of the creature for that fruit.
Of the edible river fish, the best known is the pirarucd (Sudis gigas), a large fish of the Amazon which is salted and dried for market during the low-water season.
Fish is a staple food of the Indian tribes of the Amazon region, and their fishing season is during the period of low water.
In the Amazon valley fish is a principal article of food, and large quantities of pirarucu (Sudis gigas) are caught during the season of low water and prepared for storage or market by drying in the sun.
The efforts of the river authorities are being directed to the deepening and improvement of the navigable channel from the sea to Strassburg, the low-water depths aimed at being TO ft.Advertisement
A narrow-gauge railway connects these with Port Penrhyn, at the mouth of the stream Cegid (hemlock, "cicuta"), which admits the entry of vessels of 300 tons to the quay at low water.
The name Bar Harbor, which displaced East Eden, was suggested by the bar which appears at low water between it and Bar Island.
They occur in mud and on sea-weeds at the bottom of shallow seas below low-water mark and devour organic debris.
Coal lying under the sea below low-water mark belongs to the crown, and can only be worked upon payment of royalties, even when it is approached from shafts sunk upon land in private ownership. In the Forest of Dean, which is the property of the crown as a royal forest,there are certain curious rights held by a portion of the inhabitants known as the Free Miners of the Forest, who are entitled to mine for coal and iron ore, under leases, known as gales, granted by the principal agent or gaveller representing the crown, in tracts not otherwise occupied.
During the season of low water excellent vegetables, particularly water-melons, are grown upon the islands and dry portions of the river-bed.Advertisement
The waterway of the present London Bridge is 690 ft., and the removal of the obstruction caused by the old bridge caused a lowering of the low-water level by 5 ft., and a considerable deepening of the river-bed.
A granite arch built in 1377 over the Adda at Trezzo had a span at low water of 251 ft.
The principal waterway is the Missouri River, whose channel has an average depth at low water of about 2 ft.
The bridge was composed of twenty arches supported by stone pillars, several of which are still visible at low water.
The western strait, opening into the Gulf of Gabes, is a mile and a half broad; the eastern strait is wider, but at low water it is possible to cross to the mainland by the Tarik-el-Jemil (road of the camel).Advertisement
At low water in the winter season the discharge is only about 36,000 cub.
This weir retains the river above it at half-tide level, in order to cover the mud-banks which had been bared at low tide between Richmond and Teddington by the lowering of the low-water level, owing to the removal of various obstructions in the river below.
By the end of August everything is burnt up; August and September are the low-water months in the rivers, March to May the time of flood.
The total length of navigable channels is about 1150 m., but sand banks and shallows not infrequently impede the shipping traffic at low water during the summer.
The tides, which are very high, run into it with amazing velocity, but at low water the bottom is left nearly dry for some distance below the latitude of the town of Cambay.Advertisement
In tidal seas they range from the limits of high water to some distance beyond the low-water line.
The brightest belongs to those species which grow near low-water mark, or under the shade of larger algae at higher levels; species which grow near high-water mark are usually of so dark a hue that they are easily mistaken for brown seaweeds.
Again, as is well known, many species of marine algae growing in the region between the limits of high and low water are so constituted that they are exposed to the air twice a day without injury.
A bed of Zostera near the level of low water is, however, on the British coast a favourite collecting ground for the smaller red and brown epiphytes.
According to Alexander Garland (Peru in 1906), the rivers of eastern Ecuador are navigable at low water for steamers of 2 to 4 ft.
Its level at low water is only 190 ft.
The average difference between high and low water level of the Salween throughout the Shan States is between 50 and 60 ft., and in some places it is as much as 90.
This latter portion of the river's course is tortuous, but in spite of this, and although the depth varies from only 7 to 20 ft., and in places at low water does not exceed 4 ft., it is nevertheless navigated by vessels up to 180 tons burden and proposals have been made to embank and dredge it so as to increase this depth to 8 ft.
It possesses a floating dock capable of lifting a vessel of 850o tons, a floating workshop, a patent slip for small craft, hydraulic cranes, &c. The minimum depth alongside the quays at low water is 23 ft., increased at places to over 30 ft.
For this part of the river the maximum draft at mean low water was 4 ft.
At low water the harbour is entirely emptied except a narrow channel, when there is a depth of 82 ft.
The Savannah River is navigable from Savannah to Augusta, Georgia (202 m.), where its mean low water depth is 3 ft., and from Augusta to Petersburg, Georgia, for flatboats.
At Tosaye, just before the bend becomes pronounced, the Baror and Chabar rocks reduce the width of the river to less than Soo ft., and at low water the strength of the current is a serious danger to navigation.
Between highand low-water mark the difference is as much as 35 ft.
A voyage made in 1897 by Lieutenant de Chevigne showed that at low water the section between Timbuktu and Ansongo presents great difficulties, but the voyage from Timbuktu to Say was again successfully accomplished in 1899 by Captain Granderye.
The height from low-water level to the rails is 420 ft.
When the river is high the water rolls over the main falls in one great unbroken expanse; at low water (when alone it is possible to look into the grey depths of the great chasm) the falls are broken by crevices in the rock into numerous cascades.
Fossil wood of the Pinites type (Pityoxylon) has been described from England, France, Germany, Sweden, Spitsbergen, North America and elsewhere; some of the best British examples have been obtained from the so-called Pine-raft, the remains of water-logged and petrified wood of Lower Greensand age, seen at low water near Brook Point in the Isle of Wight.
Harbor Depths The harbor is tidal with a sandy bottom although movement during low water neaps is no problem for the shallow drafted boat.
Ellingham Mill at low water The effects of change can inspire optimism.
Again evidence for such action seems scant, but calculations of effluent load should include greater use of low water use systems.
At low water during neap tides hardly any part of the rock is visible.
Bonus points are given for resiliency, low water requirements, and appearance.
The seaward boundary is the Mean Low Water Mark.
While not completing hindering the water flow, this continuance can get restricted, resulting in low water pressure.
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The harbour is spacious, sheltered, and deep even at low water.