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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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Overall 76% of the coastline of England, Wales and Northern Ireland remains undeveloped, providing an important resource for people and nature, the National Trust said.
Helen Ghosh, the Trust's directorgeneral, said: "Over 50 years the extraordinary generosity and support of people from across the world has enabled us to buy some of the most beautiful, dramatic and diverse coastline on these islands enabling people to enjoy them and protecting them from development for generations to come.
Without this our coastline could look very different today.
The majority of coastline prognoses only took the Bruun effect into consideration.
Gulf coastline unemployment rate for all coastline counties = Sum of unemployment level in all 56 counties/Sum of labor force level in all 56 counties x 100
Our aim in the Merseyside and Dee areas is to improve access until we have a continuous walkway along the entire coastline.
As many as 5,000 of those bears live in areas off Alaska or the nearby coastlines.
3 per cent of eroding UK coastline compares with 19.
In 2003 North Tyneside Council spent pounds 100,000 cleaning the coastline and reaping four Seaside Awards last month alone.
Aerial photographs taken over the past 50 years show that Alaska's coastlines of permafrost aren't that permanent after all.
The coasts of the Carolinas and Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay area are at a greater risk of flooding if a tsunami occurs, because their coastlines are low-lying and in a direction opposite to the potential slide motion of the shelf, according to the report.