Low water mark

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that part of the shore to which the waters recede when the tide is the lowest.

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Stated simply, in its affirmation of the decision of the trial court, the Fifth District Court of Appeal rejected the ebb and flow test of Phillips Petroleum and reaffirmed the rule in Clement that sovereignty lands are limited to those lands underlying or immediately bordering on water bodies useful for public navigation and including the space between the ordinary high and ordinary low water mark.
More than that, let's celebrate this low water mark and always hold Saturday October 7, 2000 dear in our hearts.
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Fiscal year 1982 turned out to be the low water mark for property tax levels.
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The village green application covers down to the low water mark between MacKenzie Pier and the sailing club and would prevent this scheme going ahead.
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Derby are gone and need a dramatic upturn just to match Sunderland's record low water mark of 15.
Set to win 198 seats, the Conservative showing was short of Labour's 1983 low water mark of 209, which was seen by some as a benchmark of success.