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strandline

[′strand‚līn]
(geology)
A beach raised above the present sea level.
The level at which a body of standing water meets the land.
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On the strandline (the line of debris left by the falling tide), you'll find tiny shrimps hiding amongst fronds of seaweed and delights such as mermaids purses - the egg cases left behind by sharks and rays.
However, the low-centered hummocks are not characteristic of a glacial lake strandline.
Many of the species found at Shelly Beach were recorded only as dead shells, either as part of death assemblages or as fresh shells on the strandline.
If you like, you can add light shells, driftwood twigs and dried seaweed to your picture, or any other strandline finds.
They first introduce GPR, describing the technique for nongeophysicists, followed by studies on Aeolian dunes, beach ridges, coastal barriers/beach plains, glacial-marine ice-contact delta deposits, lacustrine strandline deposits, and paleolake shorelines.
He also finds toads feeding on sandhoppers along the strandline in Northumberland; a solitary bee that lays its eggs in empty snail shells; and Arctic terns, whose chicks have just three months to grow before undertaking their epic voyage to the Antarctic.
Our studies of the strandline on the northwest coast of Elis were limited to the vicinity of the pre-18th-century shoreline of the Peneus River northeast of Chlemoutsi peninsula and the adjacent Kotiki Lagoon.
Recently however, Capps (2002) further documents a strandline in northwestern Indiana between the Calumet and Nipissing beach initially described by Chrzastowski and Thompson (1994) as Algonquin in age.
Exploration drilling at Murray Basin Minerals' Amiens Strandline, north of Mindarie in South Australia, has identified what the company describes as "a potentially significant" extension to the strandline.
Seeds of many species wash up onto the beach and germinate along the strandline, but only those capable of withstanding extreme physical stresses associated with frequent sediment deposition and erosion survive on the active beach and first dune ridge, Seeds of later successional species dispersing to young dune ridges must therefore originate on older dune ridges.
The public spirits were interested in the strandline itself, and a beach, public walkways, viewpoints and a handsome civic backdrop were important to them.
Through Epic, CAG also plans to offer less common activities such as paddle boarding through the icebergs on Strandline Lake and glacier trekking in areas only accessible by helicopter.