apparent shoreline

apparent shoreline

[ə′pa·rənt ′shȯr‚līn]
(mapping)
The outer edge of marine vegetation (marsh, mangrove, cypress) delineated on photogrammetric surveys where the actual shoreline is obscured.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The apparent shoreline shown in the radar images, taken by the Cassini spacecraft on Sept.