mud flat


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mud flat

a tract of low muddy land, esp near an estuary, that is covered at high tide and exposed at low tide

mud flat

[′məd ‚flat]
(geology)
A relatively level, sandy or muddy coastal strip along a shore or around an island; may be alternately covered and uncovered by the tide or may be covered by shallow water. Also known as flat.
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A WOMAN and a dog were pulled to safety in a dramatic rescue from mud flats in Wirral.
I was thinking maybe I'd go the other direction, then cut down to the mud flat and do some glassing.
berm maintains water in the mud flat area until the water evaporates.
Results from the latest round of mud flat sampling from this past winter are currently undergoing final review by the EPA.
Fiddler crabs are there for the taking around most mangrove shorelines and adjacent to mud flats at low tide.
The paddle tips still occasionally struck the mud flat, now only several inches below the surface.
Firing downward at a mud flat or the surface of a pond is no different than firing horizontally at an inclined wall.
Sometimes however, they will work a mud flat right against some marsh grass, which gives you the perfect situation.
One mud flat equals one birdfeeder roof: That's the formula for the canopy on these easy-to-construct bird feeders.
The team attended around 400 critical call-outs between June 2005 and December last year, ranging from river and mud flat rescues to towing distressed vessels to shore.
T he woman and girl, along with two dogs, were stuck on a mud flat half a mile out from shore.