beach plain

beach plain

[′bēch ‚plān]
(geology)
Embankments of wave-deposited material added to a prograding shoreline.
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Flowing down from their snowy ice fields, North America's largest glaciers spill onto the beach plain in huge, rapidly melting lobes.
CROWD PULLER Spectators on Salthill promenade at pro-am inshore racing Model Laura Toogood enjoys the Bank Holiday in Dun Laoghaire yesterday FLOWER GIRL Lauren Spillane, three, at Bloom THREE DEGREES Great weather at Salthill beach PLAIN SAILING Volvo Ocean Race in Salthill, Galway LOOKING COOL Harriet Crawford and Ashleigh Matthews in Dublin WATER BABES In the sea at Salthill GLASS ACT Krystena Petrakas and Nicole Taylor on St Stephen's Green, Dublin MAKING A SPLASH Grainne Ryan and Dona Geraffy at Loughrea lake, Co Galway BLOOMING LOVELY Pryia Gill of Lucan, Co Dublin, was best dressed lady at the city's Bloom