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.
Lee Goggin, 35, of the Dallas area in Texas had dug a hole into the side of a sand dune at Crescent Beach near St.
From Crescent Beach, all along the western shore of the Matanzas River to the mouth of Long Creek, near Bings Landing at Palm Coast, there are literally hundreds of healthy oyster reefs interwoven by small creeks and shallow waterways.
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.
The scope of this project involves providing a Rockwell Automation Certified technician to provide programming and diagnostic support on the Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) located on the Main Street Bridge, Ortega, Sisters Creek Bridge located in Jacksonville, Florida and the Bridge of Lions and Crescent Beach located in St.
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.
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.
This year's edition features snowy mountains in Connemara, curious sheep in the Wicklow hills, a bird landing on a Roscommon lake, a sunset crescent beach in Cork and a morning sunrise at a harbour in the county.
Held at the Crescent Beach Club in Bayviiie, on Long Island's North Shore, the outdoor gathering featured a lobster bake, open bar with frozen tropical drinks, a steel band, beach volleyball, kayaks and more.
From the ferry dock in the heart of New Shoreham, Block Island's official municipality, it's an easy stroll or ride to any prime beachfront along the two-and-a-half-mile Crescent Beach on Block Island Sound.