Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Upland, as distinguished from flats, or land between high- and low-water mark.

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  • Consist primarily of unconsolidated sediments (sand, gravel, etc.); are subject to wind, wave, and tidal energies; are subject to the impacts of coastal storms and sea-level rise; buffer the mainland from the impact of storms; include associated landward aquatic habitats that are protected from direct wave attack by the fastland (non-wetland) portion of the coastal barrier; and protect and maintain productive estuarine systems which support the Nation's fishing and shellfishing industries.

    Coastal barriers in the United States

  • Kustlinjen med Cape Byron och dess fyr är mycket naturskön och är det östligaste näset av Australiens fastland.

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