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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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This new model makes it possible to make significantly improved prognoses of coastline erosion due to a rise in sea levels.
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
"The coastline along India's east coast needs to manned 24 hours, but it is not possible due to logistical reasons," said Thomas.
She said: "I'm used to walking in The National Forest, and really looked forward to walking along some of England's most spectacular coastline, whilst helping people in Africa not only to survive, but also to thrive." Sophie raised more than pounds 500 which will go towards helping some of the poorest communities in Africa harness the power of trees to combat desertification, start small businesses from tree products and provide a lasting solution to poverty and hunger.
And the great thing about the Wales coastline is the abundance of fabulous holiday cottages, hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation.
Lot three is divided into six ?elds, with a similar amount of coastline, and covers just over 25 acres.
But it's an amazing stretch of coastline, with such contrasts."
In the same way, the coastline III presents the smallest value in its fractal dimension (D = 1.017 [+ o -] 0.001) which shows a low level of rugosity.
The Neptune Coastline Campaign appeal site said the move would ensure the protection of endangered wildlife, flora and fauna and the local way of life.
Both, the author notes, "came to see the coastline as a commodity that could be altered and marketed to consumers." (7) By tracing the rise and fall of both industries throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, however, Chiang unveils the environmental costs of such a perspective.
Financed by the Japanese Government by means of 3 million dollars, this project of Tunisian coastline adaptation to climate change is a pilot undertaking notably aimed to reinforce adjustment capacities of the coastline to climate change, by conducting targeted sector-based surveys and researches.
Its flagship building is OSA Sampson, the second of two Multi-Purpose Offshore Construction Vessels under construction at Drydocks World - Pertama shipyard for Coastline Maritime.