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sea cave

[′sē ‚kāv]
(geology)
A split or hollow opening, usually at sea level, in the base of a sea cliff, formed by waves acting on weak parts of the weathered rock. Also known as marine cave; sea chasm.
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As soon as he has come up he lies down, and goes to sleep in a great sea cave, where the seals--Halosydne's chickens as they call them--come up also from the grey sea, and go to sleep in shoals all round him; and a very strong and fish-like smell do they bring with them.
Peyia Mayor Marinos Lambrou has called an extraordinary council meeting for Thursday afternoon to discuss development at the sea caves.
These sea caves were originally in the sea but are now located on the cliffs a very short distance from the sea because of the rise of the Earth's crust on the east coast of Taiwan.
However, the best way to explore the Ponta da Piedade headland is to join one of the boat tours that navigate through the maze of amazing rock formations and sea caves.
During these events, representatives of Aristo Developers used the opportunity to present interested visitors with the extensive property portfolio, including the Venus Rock Golf Resort, the unique megaproject with immaculate architecture on the edge of the sea, and other latest developments in the most sought-after areas of Cyprus, including the Spectrum Boutique Residences project in the Limassol tourist area, Plage Residences in the heart of Paphos' renowned tourist area and the coastal Sea Caves Residences, set against the backdrop of the popular Sea Caves and Coral Bay areas on the outskirts of Paphos.
Watersports is a must of course, and you must also explore the sea caves.
He said: "I was working on a project to assess the current biological status of major sea caves around some of the UK's most remote islands.
They were last at this site in 2008 when they investigated the biological communities of rocky reefs and sea caves around the island.
But both boys were blown away by a brilliant boat trip along the Algarve coast to explore the geological wonders of the local sea caves.
Nick Crane follows in the footsteps of the Victorians as he seeks out sea caves in Jersey that took nerves of steel to reach, and Ian McMillan is on Scotland's Ayrshire coast where he delves into the story of Sawney Bean, asking whether this cave-dwelling cannibal was simply the product of a wild imagination.
Nick Crane (below) follows in the footsteps of the Victorians as he seeks out sea caves in Jersey that took nerves of steel to reach, and Ian McMillan is on Scotland's Ayrshire coast where he delves into the story of Sawney Bean.
Compelling Corsica combines sea kayaking in the deep blue waters of the island, exploring coves and sea caves in the Gulf of Porto, and trekking a segment of the Grande Randonnee 20 (GR20), a legendary long-distance trail that runs north-south along Corsica's granite spine, all fueled by local charcuterie, sheep-milk cheeses, and wine.