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The soundings were indicating shoaler water, although the murmuring of the surf had been left far astern.
The hunt had swept on through shoaler water, but there was a cheer from the stragglers across the river.
THE PROTECTORHAROLD BINDLOSS
As the water grew shoaler I could see an even pipe clay bottom, on which our boat grounded an hundred yards from the shore.
The bottom is of rocks, gravel, and mud; the shoaler portions are sharp and rocky.
The bottom is rocky on the shoaler parts, with gravel and pebbles on the edges.
The tide was now running out, and consequently the more we neared the shore, the shoaler the water got.
CANADIAN WILDSMARTIN HUNTER
The shoaler areas are usually indicated by sanding the outer limit or the entire area within the depth curve.
NAUTICAL CHARTSG. R. PUTNAM
Isolated soundings shoaler than the surrounding depths should be avoided, as there may be less water than shown.
NAUTICAL CHARTSG. R. PUTNAM

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