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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.
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.
Our partnership with Sustainable Coastlines reflects our shared vision to keep New Zealand clean and picturesque.
According to the group, the regulations, thwarted for the time being, are the first of three bills being used by the government to push for the appropriation and privatisation of forests, beaches, the coastline, the sea and the commons.
Washington, September 5 ( ANI ): The effects of coastline erosion as a result of rising sea-level rise in the vicinity of inlets, such as river estuaries, have until now been dramatically underestimated, researchers have found using a new model.
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.