Tidal basin sentence example

tidal basin
  • The tramway was converted into a railway, and in 1865 opened for passenger traffic. In 1866 a dock (71 acres) and tidal basin (21 acres) were constructed, but since about 1902 they have fallen into disuse and the coal is diverged to other ports, chiefly Port Talbot.

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  • The Tyne dock has a water-area of 50 acres, the tidal basin of 10 acres, and the quays and yards about 300 acres.

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  • These included a tidal basin and, opening out of it, a deep dock and two locks, in themselves serving as large docks, which lead to three basins and four docks.

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  • An entrance was also formed between the new tidal basin and the steam basin of 1848, and large additions were made to the wharfage accommodation as well as to the storehouses and factories.

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  • The common quay was on the west bank; all ships coming in had to lie in the river bed or in a natural tidal basin known as Fabian's Bay, on the east.

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  • Two jetties enclose a channel leading into the river, which forms a tidal basin with a depth at neap-tides of 24 ft.

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  • There is also a tidal basin opening off the entrance channel.

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  • Above the lock into the tidal basin is a vast basin used by many seagoing pleasure craft.

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