coral sand


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coral sand

[′kär·əl ‚sand]
(geology)
Coarse-grade deposits of coral fragments formed around coral islands and coasts bordered by coral reefs.
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It offers unique destinations, such as the Halea Nature Park, which has small, serene beach coves; rocky island and white coral sand of Borobangcaso Islet; and the Catandayagan Falls, a stunning seaside waterfall.
The six-acre parcel will be sold at auction on August 27th, offering prospective bidders a chance to own a building site with 383 feet of pink coral sand beach frontage, complete with its own barrier reef, on which they can create their own tropical paradise," it said.
Empty tubes and fragments were found mostly in coral sand at depths ranging from twenty metres to the midintertidal zone.
You see the blinding white coral sand on the beach, tortoises playing in the shallow waters; you imagine sipping a fresh cup of Keurig espresso on the daybed on your terrace.
The group of islands are made up of 42 granitic islands, the beach of Anse Source d'Argent on La Digue, two coral sand cays north of the granitics, and 29 coral islands in addition to other geographic attractions.
A little bit Indian, a little bit African, this super chic hideaway nestles between a horseshoe-shaped coral sand cove and 36 acres of tropical gardens, coconut palms and parcels of sugar cane.
So whether you prefer relaxing on the white coral sand, sloping to the clear blue ocean waters, or walking through the well manicured gardens with mature coconuts, and tropical palms, or playing 'til your hearts content on the golf or tennis courts, or even pampering yourself in the new salon, you are sure to have a glorious informal sea-side holiday.
Utah is a virtual playground with dozens of state parks from Bear Lake to the Coral Sand Dunes.
Or try their Shimmer Lip Gloss in Coral Sand, pounds 14, or No7 High Shine Lip Gloss in Happy, pounds 8.
There were gorgeous white coral sand beaches, fringed with palm trees, and towering mountains smothered with lush, green rainforests.
Female parrotfish can swap genders if there aren't enough males around, and they all inadvertently gobble up sand as they're scraping algae off coral reefs, then grind it up and deposit it back on the reef, producing as much as a ton of coral sand each year, per fish.
LONG-HAUL: More people are taking package holidays to exotic destinations like the coral sand beach along the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico; SHORT-HAUL: Pensioners enjoy themselves on holiday in Benidormon the Costa Blanca in 1983

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