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see coast protectioncoast protection,
methods used to protect coastal lands from erosion. Beaches can exist only where a delicate dynamic equilibrium exists between the amount of sand supplied to the beach and the inevitable losses caused by wave erosion.
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Jetty

The upper story that juts out over the lower story of a timber-framed house.

Jetty

 

a hydraulic-engineering structure used to regulate the flow of a watercourse and to protect a seashore or riverbank from erosion. Earth, stone, concrete, fascines, and gabions are used as building materials for jetties. Jetties are built perpendicular or at an angle to the shore. Bottom jetties protect the foundations of shore structures (levees or retaining walls) from erosion.

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jetty

A projecting part of a building, as a bay window or the upper story of a timber house.
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'The said illegal jetties are operated by influential people of the areas who charge Rs1,000 to Rs5,000 from boats for using these jetties,' the letter disclosed.
Ever since the inscription of George Town as a world heritage site, droves of tourists have made a beeline for the jetties where rows upon rows of meandering wooden houses built long ago for the ethnic Chinese clans jut out over the water.
"We have big plans for the jetties under our responsibility and we don't want them to be just used as warehouses or docking areas for fishermen," said Mr Khalaf.
He said: "These jetties are for fishing from and they look like wood but they are plastic.
These indestructible greenheart wooden jetties are remnants of the demolished Princes Landing Stage, replaced by the new Liverpool Cruise Terminal.
The first stage was intended to construct a small littoral fishing harbour, jetties of which were up to 3-3.5 m of sea depth.
"Plans for two new other jetties have been put on hold since last year at Khor Al Kaf near Tubli Bay and the Al Fateh Corniche in Juffair due to various complications." Fishermen lost having a jetty near Tubli Bay because it is a protected under the 2006 Tubli Bay Protection Law, which bans development.
" I requested for adequate police posting at the jetties to control the crowd.
Fishing alongside the jetties in Newport and Coos Bay has been "excellent...just crazy," says Nate Stansberry of Eugene, who favors a different technique than most saltwater anglers in Oregon.
The yobs broke through the perimeter fence of the A&P Tyne yard in Wallsend - flattened around a year ago - then set fire to the timber jetties.
It would have involved dredging a 20-by-400 foot channel and building large jetties to divert sand from the channel, at a cost of more than $114 million.
One example: They construct large stone structures called jetties perpendicular to the coastline to dam the sand flow along shore.