Spring-tide sentence example

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  • Beaches The beach is the area between the lowest spring tide level and the point reached by the storm waves in the highest tides.
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  • The substantial education supplied by the parish schools, of which nearly the whole population could then avail themselves, had diffused through all ranks such a measure of intelligence as enabled them promptly to discern and skilfully and energetically to take advantage of this spring-tide of prosperity, and to profit by the agricultural information now plentifully furnished by means of the Bath and West of England Society, established in 1777; the Highland Society, instituted in 1784; and the National Board of Agriculture, in 1793.
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  • It consists of two parts, an outer and tidal harbour 171 acres in extent, and an inner basin 15 acres in extent, with a depth on sill at ordinary spring tide of 25 ft.
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  • There is a part of an old wreck that can be seen on a big ebb spring tide.
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  • It grows just above normal spring tide high water mark and has prospered after assiduous protection by members of the island community.
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  • These cliffs are cut by valleys whose bottom is under the highest watermark of spring tide.
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  • On a large spring tide the flows between the islands can be truly awesome.
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  • At the same time, the possibility of a confusion between Ninib and Nergal must be admitted, and perhaps we are to see the solution of the problem in the recognition of two diverse schools of theological speculation, the one assigning to Ninib the role of the spring-tide solar deity, the other identifying him with the sun of the summer solstice.
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