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The new Divisions will find the Mudros littoral on arrival better prepared for their reception than it was a month ago.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Mexican national life has not developed much upon the littoral.
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
And fine as it is on the strong coast, it is beautiful on the weak littoral and the imperilled levels of a northern beach.
CERES' RUNAWAYALICE MEYNELL
Nor would it be easy to imagine, from the point of view of defense, either a bay of littoral with greater natural advantages.
THE HEROIC RECORD OF THE BRITISH NAVYARCHIBALD HURD
In general, the main strife may be said to have been waged between the provinces of the littoral and those of the Far West.
SOUTH AMERICAW. H. KOEBEL
The Royal Aquarium collection contained several water-colours by him of littoral subjects.
GEORGE CRUIKSHANKW. H. CHESSON
Gersau, however, of all this group of littoral settlements, is in some respects by far the most significant.
THE LAKE OF LUCERNEJOSEPH E. MORRIS
They spawn in shallow waters near the coast, and feed principally on the crustaceans and worms of the littoral zone.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
They are mostly littoral species, none inhabiting deep water, and none straying into the open ocean.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The animals and plants of littoral regions differ from those whose habitat is in deeper water.
GEOLOGYJAMES GEIKIE
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WORDS RELATED TO LITTORAL

  • Neptunian
  • abyssal
  • aquatic
  • coastal
  • deep-sea
  • hydrographic
  • littoral
  • maritime
  • natatorial
  • nautical
  • naval
  • navigational
  • oceangoing
  • oceanic
  • oceanographic
  • of the sea
  • pelagic
  • saltwater
  • sea
  • seafaring
  • seagoing
  • seashore
  • seaside
  • shore
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