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  • When I was well clear, in mid-channel, I sang again.

    Chapter 12

  • It is clear that we stand mid-channel on a river of ice.

    Into the Heart of the Ice

  • It is clear that we stand mid-channel on a river of ice.

    Into the Heart of the Ice

  • And the afternoon seabreeze blew its tang into my lungs, and curled the waves in mid-channel.

    Chapter 7

  • When there is no visibility you steer by compass, but the boat can be pulled off course by changing currents, and fog transforms the quality of sound, the bell of a mid-channel marker can sound far away when it is just off the bow.

    Rebecca Chace: Shipwreck: Robinson Crusoe and Me

  • A mid-channel marine corridor in Glacier Bay is designated for motorized vessels between 1 June and 31 August to protect humpback whales from disturbance while feeding in the rich waters of the park.

    Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, United States

  • He was in mid-channel before the cause of his slow progress dawned on him, and in a drunken panic he cut the mooring line, thus dropping the mooring buoy, or pimple, into deep water where it remains to this day.

    Montserrat Stories

  • He was in mid-channel before the cause of his slow progress dawned on him, and in a drunken panic he cut the mooring line, thus dropping the mooring buoy, or pimple, into deep water where it remains to this day.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • It was deeper than he'd thought-he was up to his neck by mid-channel, and had to swim a few strokes before he found solid footing on the other side.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • Sheep cannot swim against a strong current, and if the stream be flowing evenly down mid-channel, they will be carried down a long way before they land; if, however, it sets at all towards the side from which they started, they will probably be landed by the stream on that same side.

    A First Year in Canterbury Settlement

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