Outer Barrier


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Outer Barrier,

series of sandy barrier islands or offshore bars, extending c.75 mi (120 km) along the south shore of Long Island, SE N.Y., from Rockaway Beach at the west to the east end of Shinnecock Bay and separating a series of lagoons (Great South Bay, Moriches Bay, and Shinnecock Bay) from the Atlantic Ocean. East Rockaway, Jones, Fire Island, Moriches, and Shinnecock inlets pierce the barrier, forming the narrow, sandy islands. The resort communities of Atlantic Beach, Long Beach, and Westhampton Beach; and Fire Island National Seashore, Jones Beach State Park, and other recreational areas are found there. The low-lying islands are subject to wave erosion, and during storms they are sometimes inundated and cut.
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I see him now; he leads a body of men close under the outer barrier of the barbican.
Tenders are invited for : Consolidation and restoration works of the upper area and the southern outer barrier of the Osma Castle in Burgo de Osma (Soria).
Includes four nights at the four-star Adina Apartment Hotel Coogee in Sydney, followed by five nights at the four-star Mantra Aqueous on Port Spa in Port Douglas plus a Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef Cruise.
Includes four nights at the four-star Adina Apartment Hotel Coogee in Sydney, followed by five nights at the four-star Mantra Aqueous, on Port Spa, in Port Douglas, plus a Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef Cruise.
Some stood atop concrete blast walls that form the district's outer barrier.
Price includes eight nights at the four-star Novotel Cairns Oasis, return flights with Qantas for departures in May from Heathrow, transfers and the full-day Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef Cruise, including lunch and coach travel from Cairns to Port Douglas.
The moisturisers help strengthen the skin's outer barrier function which in turn protects deeper layers - in addition to the protection from the SPF50 and max UVA rating.
The company said Fraxel DUAL system is a fractional laser system that safely penetrates the skin down to the dermis without disrupting the skin's protective outer barrier, thus maximizing safety and recovery time.
Located on the furthest west part of the outer barrier islands off the South Shore in Nassau County, readers may be familiar with Long Beach because of its iconic boardwalk, which was destroyed by Sandy in October.
Witnesses said at least two demonstrators had fainted, apparently as a result of tear gas fired by security forces after protesters breached an outer barrier around the prime minister's offices.
The creams strengthen the skin's outer barrier, reducing moisture loss by a third and doubling cell production.
Outer barrier reef off Townsville (17[degrees]06'S): AMS I.