pocket beach


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pocket beach

[′päk·ət ‚bēch]
(geology)
A small, narrow beach formed in a pocket, commonly crescentic in plan, with the concave edge toward the sea, and displaying well-sorted sands.
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He quickly drew the pocket beach, cliffs, and the sea, scribbling in the colors and details he wanted to include.
This pocket beach of white coral sand is defined by two points of black lava rock and the trademark hotels in a beautiful tropical setting.
Access to a pocket beach is via very steep stairs across the highway.
Tucked just northwest of the Golden Gate Bridge, this pocket beach in the Marin Headlands is accessible only by a 1-mile downhill hike, which keeps away the crowds taking snapshots atop the headlands.
On this 1 3/4-mile round-trip hike, the descent from the parking lot leads to Kirby Cove, a pocket beach with a from-below view of the Golden Gate Bridge.