crescent beach


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crescent beach

[′kres·ənt ‚bēch]
(geology)
A crescent-shaped beach at the head of a bay or the mouth of a stream entering the bay, with the concave side facing the sea.
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Saxon screamed in sudden wonder of delight, then caught her breath and gazed at the amazing peacock-blue of a breaker, shot through with golden sunlight, overfalling in a mile-long sweep and thundering into white ruin of foam on a crescent beach of sand scarcely less white.
Sitting on a hillside above a gorgeous crescent beach in Sant Pol, a few miles outside Girona, this is an all-suite establishment that oozes class.
In late March, a South Florida man was bitten by a shark off Hobe Sound Beach, 220 miles south of Crescent Beach where the latest incident took place, while he was surfing. Chris Bryan, 42, underwent surgery to repair an injured tendon after the shark bit him on the foot.
A 5-bedroom, 3.5-bath home on .85 acres at 99 Crescent Beach Drive fetched $1.022 million.
Regis, breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and a two-mile stretch of crescent beach. The first building is under development and is expected to be completed by June 2019.
Out of the five days, the first day will be spent in Colombo and the rest of the retreat will be held at Mirissa, a stunning crescent beach in Sri Lanka with modest guest houses and a string of beautiful restaurants around.
Sylvia Gunnery lives at Crescent Beach on Nova Scotia's South Shore with her partner Jim and a few rescued critters, including a bunny and a crow.
Some of the specific concerns VOICE of FMB has with the new proposed project is the ramifications of the seawall, the overall size and density of the project at the entrance to the beach, lack of up-to-date traffic studies to show the true impact of this project on traffic flow, cost of the project to taxpayers, and the uncertain future of Crescent Beach. Another concern is how town council will go about handling requests for approvals and permits for the proposed development.
Hard-core beachcombers swear by Crescent Beach at Ecola State Park, outside Cannon Beach, for shells, driftwood, and fishing floats from Asia.
Dubai: It's all so deceptively welcoming, this crescent beach of white sand punctuated with swaying palm trees and families splashing about in the shallows under a high noon sun.
A quiet piece of Sarasota history, the Sarasota School of Architecture-designed cabana complex is set on seven beachfront acres behind a pair of gates off Midnight Pass Road, midway between Siesta Public Beach and Crescent Beach.