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noun as in coast

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In Anne Arundel County, for instance, sea-level rise is accelerating along its 530 miles of shoreline while the ground is also sinking.

The commission can still deny an application for a seawall or other shoreline protective device if they judge it to be a substantial threat to public safety or health.

“This is a time when we need the private sector to work on other solutions such as moving structures away from eroding shorelines,” Ige said.

“But if you have a jurisdiction that is basically just treating the shoreline and shoreline property as if it is any other property, that’s a problem,” Lemmo said.

California lawmakers are just starting to push forward policy ideas that tackle the crumbling state of its coastal cliffs, but science can’t yet pinpoint which shorelines are most vulnerable to collapse.

Investigators have been combing an Oakland shoreline park trying to find the weapon in the murky shallow water.

On Tuesday, he surveyed the shoreline in Pensacola Beach with President Obama.

Walton County, located on the Florida panhandle, has already started spraying hay into the water if it arrives at the shoreline.

Looking ahead toward the shoreline, Madge saw a sheet of white mist drop like a curtain upon the water.

He gazed down on the lake and the shoreline where the hotel would be built, and the places where roads came out of the wilderness.

Once out among the rocks on the shoreline he could pull the blaster and herd the man to the flitter.

The red glory of the dying sun tinted the waters of the Gulf to the line of palm-fringed beach which edged the distant shoreline.

The shoreline is timbered and beautiful, but the water looks dead, and not a sand beach is to be seen.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shoreline, such as: bank, beach, coastline, seaboard, shore, and littoral.

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