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sea cliff

[′sē ‚klif]
(geology)
An erosional landform, produced by wave action, which is either at the seaward edge of the coast or at the landward side of a wave-cut platform and which denotes the inner limit of the beach erosion.
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In a 1966 site record, Kritzman described SMI-522 as `a campsite (probably permanent)' exposed for about 9 m along the sea cliff, containing black abalone, California mussel and owl limpet shells and one bone `gouge'.
Recognizing the navy's contribution to the study by making the DSV Sea Cliff and its support vessel, the DSVSS Laney Chouest, available, the scientific team has designated the area--situated high above cliffs on the wall of a valley--as the Sea Cliff Hydrothermal Field.
Jonjo O'Neill does not have many runners on the all-weather so Sea Cliff is well worth noting in the Bet API-Betdaq Handicap (3.
JONJO O'NEILL has a sound strikerate with his all-weather runners and Sea Cliff can keep up the good work at Lingfield tomorrow.
They took ashore gold and coins found on the floor of a cave in a sea cliff, believed to be in the Cullykhan bay area, near the Local Hero village of Pennan, Banffshire.
The Kalaupapa Trail Guided Mule Tour takes mule teams down - and back up - an 1,800-foot sea cliff at Molokai's North Shore, to one of the world's most unique - and formerly forbidden - communities.
Only five submersibles can tolerate depths below 6,000 m: the United States' Sea Cliff, Japan's Shinkai 6500, the former Soviet Union's Mir I and Mir II, and France's Nautile.
A SCHOOLGIRL whose cow was recused by a lifeboat crew after falling down a sea cliff has thanked the team who saved her.
After 200ft more he became the first person to complete the world's hardest sea cliff climb without the aid of ropes.
Pacific time, in the Sea Cliff Salon at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.
The five-year-old never really looked like winning at Wolverhampton on his most recent outing, but a return to his preferred venue can see Sea Cliff back in the winner's enclosure.