harbor reach

harbor reach

[′här·bər ‚rēch]
(geography)
The stretch of a river or estuary which leads directly to the harbor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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