Salt-marshes sentence example

salt-marshes
  • Its origin is connected with the establishment of the salt-marshes.
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  • To the north as far as the rocky point of St Gildas, sheltering the mouth of the Loire, the shore, often occupied by salt marshes (marshes of Poitou and Brittany), is low-lying and hollowed by deep bays sheltered by large islands, those of Olron and Re lying opposite the ports of Rochefort and La Rochelle, while Noirmoutier closes the Bay of Bourgneuf.
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  • The salt-marshes of the Mediterranean coast, especially the Etang de Berre and those of LoireInfrieure, are the principal sources of sea-salt.
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  • The name Marica (" goddess of the salt-marshes") among the Aurunci appears also both on the coast of Picenum and among the Ligurians; and Stephanus of Byzantium identified the Osci with the Siculi, whom there is reason to suspect were kinsmen of the Ligures.
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  • Before that time there was no basin or wet-dock, though the river Medway to some extent answered the same purpose, but a portion of the adjoining salt-marshes was then taken in, and three basins have been constructed, communicating with each other by means of large locks, so that ships can pass from the bend of the Medway at Gillingham to that at Upnor.
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  • Obviously no more than this is possible until physiologists are able to state much more precisely than at present what is the influence of common salt on the plants of salt-marshes, of the action of calcium carbonate on plants of calcareous soils, and of the action of humous compounds on plants of fens and peat moors.
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  • Physically wet but physiologically dry ha bit ats,f with the accompanying plant communities of fens, moors, and salt marshes.
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  • British salt marshes furnish few instances of spiny plants, though such occur occasionally on the inland salt marshesof continental districts.
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  • The surface of the peninsula was very hilly and irregular, the shore-line was deeply indented with coves, and there were salt marshes that fringed the neck and the river-channel and were left oozy by the ebbing tides.
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  • west to the peninsula of El Katr is a desolate gravelly steppe, shelving'gradually down to the salt marshes which border the shores of the gulf.
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  • inland from the Narrows; but on the west and south the hills fall gently to the Coastal Plain, which, occupying the greater part of the island, is broken only by low morainal ridges and terminates in salt marshes along much of the west coast.
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  • and the Petit Rhone S.W.; they enclose between them the huge delta of the Camargue, which is cultivated on the banks of the river only, but elsewhere is simply a great alluvial plain, deposited in the course of ages by the river, and now composed of scanty pasturages and of great salt marshes.
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  • Leichardt, penetrating through bush and salt-marshes as far inland as 123° E.
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  • In the north of the Delta wherever salt marshes have prevented cultivation in modern times, the mounds, such as those of Pelusium, still stand to their full height, and the more important are covered with ruins of brick structures of Byzantine and Arab date.
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  • Along the shores of Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean are low, sandy beaches, often enclosing lagoons or salt marshes.
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  • In the salt marshes of the coast occurs the diamond-backed terrapin.
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  • Much of the county is a region of sands, salt-marshes, beach-grass and scattered woods.
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  • On the Mediterranean coast, unhealthy salt marshes alternate with rich plains of pleasant and productive huertas or gardens, such as those of Alicante and Denia.
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  • The tree is one of the few that will flourish in salt-marshes.
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  • Still another class, and the most clearly marked of all, is the flora of the beaches, salt marshes and meadows.
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  • The town, which is supposed to occupy the site of a former settlement of the Torks (Turks), who inhabited the steppes of the Don, was founded in 1676 by the Russians to protect the salt marshes.
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  • back from the coast the Coastal Plain region is occupied very largely by salt marshes.
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  • A peculiar vegetation, consisting mainly of low shrubs with fleshy glaucous leaves (mule crithnioides, &c.), covers the swamps of the Guadalquivir and the salt-marshes of the south-west coast.
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  • While the Mar Menor salt-water sea lagoon with its superb beaches, salt marshes and islands is only slightly further afield.
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  • Out on the salt marshes you might find sea purslane, whose oval, fleshy leaves can be added to salads or stir-fried.
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  • The country also has a few salt marshes at the limits of the Helmand drainage on the western border with Iran.
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  • Beyond the now removed sidings lie the salt marshes of the River Conwy, since reclaimed and home to Tesco.
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  • Further round the coast is the small fishing village of Blakeney with its picturesque key and nearby salt marshes.
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  • succulent lamb is also a specialty of the region, thanks to the many sheep who graze on the salt marshes.
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  • Its origin is connected with the establishment of the salt-marshes (salinae- see Salaria, Via) which only ceased to exist in 1875, though it acquired importance as a harbour in very early times.
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  • To the north as far as the rocky point of St Gildas, sheltering the mouth of~he Loire, the shore, often occupied by salt marshes (marshes of Poitou and Brittany), is low-lying and hollowed by deep bays sheltered by large islands, those of Olron and Re lying opposite the ports of Rochefort and La Rochelle, while Noirmoutier closes the Bay of Bourgneuf.
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  • Leichardt, penetrating through bush and salt-marshes as far inland as 123° E.
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  • Beyond these hills the low coast belt formed by the solid matter brought down by the river begins; and on each side of the mouth in the flat ground were salt marshes (see Ostia, Portus).
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  • Succulent lamb is also a specialty of the region, thanks to the many sheep who graze on the salt marshes.
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