Sandbank sentence example
The first actual find of a palaeolithic implement was that of a rudely fashioned flint in a sandbank at Menchecourt in 1841 by Boucher de Perthes.
In the centre of Whairikauri is a large brackish lake called Tewanga, which at the southern end is separated from the sea by a sandbank only i 50 yds.
The first attempt which the city of Amsterdam made to overcome the evils wrought to its trade by the slow formation of the Pampus sandbank at the entrance to the Y from the Zuider Zee, was the construction of the North Holland canal to the Helder in 1825.
West of Knysna, and separated from the seashore by a sandbank only, are a series of five vleis, turned in flood times into one sheet of water and sending occasional spills to the ocean.
Later, unfortunately, the tide went out and we hit a sandbank but the rest of the activity was fantastic.Advertisement
If you don't live near a sandbank, you can find small bags of sand at your local arts and crafts store.
The capacious bay, formerly known as the Bay of St Lawrence from a religious house long since demolished, is protected by a sandbank that ends here, and is hence known as the Tail of the Bank.
Does not this look like the Roman Catholic unsteady plank, or with some Protestants the shifting sandbank?
Only around 50 of the first wave of 1,000 troops reached the safety of cover behind a shallow sandbank on the shoreline.
The final bend below Linton Lock came sooner than we thought and the large sandbank loomed up on the left hand side.Advertisement
This meant crossing an extensive sandbank just a couple of meters under us to reach deeper water.
Sandbank Holidays - Hayle - Apartments and bungalows set around a lovely garden, nestled against the sand dunes in a peaceful conservation area.
They should complement the sandbank habitats already represented within the SAC series inshore.
They descend out of sight behind a sandbank in front of me.