Sandbanks Sentence Examples
Its mouth is divided by sandbanks into many channels.
Both are navigable, though comparatively shallow and filled with sandbanks.
Above Agram the Save is used chiefly for floating rafts of timber; east of Sissek it is navigable by small steamboats, but, despite its great volume, the multitude of its perpetually shifting sandbanks interferes greatly with traffic. Steamers also ply on the Una, the Drave below Barcs, and the Danube.
Off the west coast, which is very irregular, lie the islands of Riigen, Usedom and Wollin; the coast of Farther Pomerania is smooth in outline and is bordered with dunes, or sandbanks.
Its coast is studded with low islands and sandbanks, the results of the deposits brought down by the Hwang-ho.Advertisement
Long narrow sandbanks almost separate Chifunawuli, the western part of the lake, from the main body of water, while the water surface is further diminished by a number of islands.
The numerous islands on the west coast probably formed part of the peninsula at no remote period, and the sea between them and the mainland is shallow and full of sandbanks.
Through the sandbanks which form its bed there are two main channels into deep water; one, Boston Deeps, is kept open by the waters of the Witham and Welland; the other, Lynn Deeps, gives passage to those of the Nene and the Great Ouse.
Owing to the prevalence of shallows and sandbanks, navigation is difficult.
The direction of the long sandbanks at the river mouths, which project with remarkable uniformity from west to east, shows that the prevailing winds blow from the west and north-west.Advertisement
At Minbu town the Irrawaddy is 3 miles wide, with many islands and sandbanks.
From its Coca branch to the mouth of the Curaray the Napo is full of snags and shelving sandbanks, and throws out numerous canos among jungle-tangled islands, which in the wet season are flooded, giving the river an immense width.
Its rise and fall are rapid and uncertain, and it is shallow and full of sandbanks and snags.
Coffee, gold, mahogany, rubber and cattle are largely exported; and more than half the foreign trade of Nicaragua passes through this port, which has completely superseded the roadstead of Realejo, now partly filled with sandbanks, but from 1550 to 1850 the principal seaport of the country.
The sandbanks have arrested the encroachments of the sea, which submerged a former site of Aldeburgh.Advertisement
The deep bay between the coasts of Lincolnshire and Norfolk, called the Wash, is full of dangerous sandbanks and silt; the navigable portion off the Lincolnshire coast is known as the Boston Deeps.
These include examples of fully marine salinity, tide-swept sandbanks and relatively sheltered sandbanks.
There are rocky caves and reefs, massive sandbanks and vast gravel plains, each with their own range of wildlife.
At the end of the road, the exposed sandbanks on the sea loch produced our first loafing Common Seals.
Site selection rationale The SAC series includes large sublittoral sandbanks showing good habitat structure and function.Advertisement
In 1930 a small airfield was established to service aircraft using the offshore sandbanks for target practice.
They are usually found where there are offshore sandbanks or rocky ledges on which they spend a few hours each day.
Habitats include estuaries, large shallow inlets and bays, subtidal sandbanks, saltmarshes, intertidal mudflats and sand flats.
This Annex I habitat is defined as " Sublittoral sandbanks, permanently submerged.
Sandbanks peninsula This view of sandbanks peninsula This view of Sandbanks peninsula shows the scale of Poole's massive natural harbor.Advertisement
The Sound of Arisaig cSAC also includes tidal rapids (under the category ' shallow sandbanks covered by water ').
This Annex I habitat is defined as Sublittoral sandbanks, permanently submerged.
Sandbanks peninsula This view of Sandbanks peninsula shows the scale of Poole 's massive natural harbor.
The Groin was built to warn vessels of the dangerous rocks and sandbanks in the mouth of the river.
The small islands and sandbanks in the river proved very productive.
Swift currents flowing between the Atlantic and the North Sea soon eroded the islands, leaving the stumps as sandbanks in the channel.
That same year, he hosted a three-part series titled, Piers Morgan on Sandbanks, in which he looked at the popularity of the Sandbanks on Southern England's Dorset Coast.
As the mouth is choked with sandbanks, goods are disembarked at Mariinsk and carried by train (9 m.) to Alexandrovsk at the head of the Gulf of Tartary.
In front of the delta are sandbanks and rocks which prevent the passage of vessels except by a canal, 18 m.
One consequence of this is that the bed of the river just below Hamburg is obstructed by a bar, and still lower down is choked with sandbanks, so that navigation is confined to a relatively narrow channel down the middle of the stream.
The sea immediately east of the town has a considerable depth, but its navigation is impeded by sandbanks and a bar north and west of the town, which can be passed only by vessels drawing not more than 9 ft.
In the dry season, however, it is obstructed by reefs, sandbanks, shallows, snags, trees and floating timber from the "Apostadero" up, so that even canoes find its ascent difficult, while savage hordes along its banks add to the dangers to be encountered.
The navigation of the stream is considerably obstructed by sandbanks, but vessels of 200 tons can unload at the quays, which, with the town and Friarton harbours, lie below the South Inch.
Usually it is found on the British coast encrusting rocks exposed at low tides, or on the flat surfaces formed by sandbanks overlying clay, the latter kind of colonies being known locally as "scalps."
In the dry season it has shallows, and is obstructed by sandbanks, a few rapids and granite rocks.
Some of the sandbanks are dry; and no part of the shoal has a greater depth than 3 or 4 ft.
Below the town the river divides into several branches, among islands and sandbanks, receiving before it enters the sea the Bolderaa river, and expanding towards the east into wider lacustrine basins.
Dredging machines are kept constantly at work, while steamers are stationed near the most dangerous sandbanks to assist vessels that run aground.