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coastline

the outline of a coast, esp when seen from the sea, or the land adjacent to it

coastline

[′kōst‚līn]
(geography)
The line that forms the boundary between the shore and the coast.
The line that forms the boundary between the water and the land.
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Java la Grande has a realistic coastline (as it does on every other Dieppe map) but it is joined to an unseen Southern Land by two featureless lines running south from the end of its coastlines to the edge of the map.
When comparing the lengths of coastlines of different countries, it is therefore more important to use a consistent mathematical approach to measuring to get a clearer picture of how countries and continents compare globally.
Britain has three Border Force vessels to patrol more than 7,000 miles of coastline.
Dubai's coastline was divided into eight zones (A-H) as a part of the study.
The National Trust looks after 649 miles of the coastline identified as pristine in 1965, which along with designations including areas of outstanding natural beauty, national parks, heritage coasts and sites of special scientific interest mean most is protected.
The coastline encapsulates the beating heart of what the National Trust is about - looking after places of natural beauty rich in wildlife.
Without this, our coastline could look very different today.
These events allow Sustainable Coastlines to educate communities about how to look after New Zealand's coastlines, but they also empower those communities with the tools, opportunities and desire to do so, and our staff are no exception," he added.
This, they say, will create a super fast-track procedure for initiating coastline developments, effectively negating the requirement for any environmental impact assessments prior to acquiring the relevant permits.
The new model allows researchers at UNESCO-IHE, TU Delft and Deltares to predict coastline erosion due to rising sea levels much more accurately than before.
Four major events had the potential to adversely influence the unemployment rate of the coastline counties along the Gulf of Mexico from 2000 to 2010: the 2001 recession, the 2005 hurricane season, the 2007-2009 recession, and a major oil spill caused by an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in April 2010.
Key words: Coastlines, Fractal analysis, Panama City.