The sandbars, with their clean white beaches and their little groves of willows and cottonwood seedlings, were a sort of No Man's Land, little newly created worlds that belonged to the Black Hawk boys.
Out in the stream the sandbars glittered like glass, and the light trembled in the willow thickets as if little flames were leaping among them.
I peeped over the edge of the bank to see the little stream that made the noise; it flowed along perfectly clear over the sand and gravel, cut off from the muddy main current by a long sandbar.
Tom stirred up the other pirates and they all clattered away with a shout, and in a minute or two were stripped and chasing after and tumbling over each other in the shallow limpid water of the white sandbar.
Then he tiptoed his way cautiously among the trees till he felt that he was out of hearing, and straightway broke into a keen run in the direction of the sandbar.
A tow- head is a sandbar
that has cottonwoods on it as thick as harrow-teeth.
At length he found foothold on a sandbar
, and taking to his heels, whirled the boat after him like a whale when harpooned; so that the hunters were obliged to cast off their rope, with which strange head-gear the venerable bull made off to the prairies.
As the dusk deepened, the great beacon cut swathes of light through it, sweeping in a circle over the fields and the harbor, the sandbar
and the gulf.
They took his mind back a long way, to a campfire on a sandbar
in a Western river, and he wished he could go back and sit down with them.
It was low tide, and a stretch of sandbars
It has two sandbars
facing one another and protruding from both ends of the beach area.
High flow experiments benefit the Colorado River ecosystem through Glen and Grand Canyons by moving sand in the river channel and re-depositing it in downstream reaches as sandbars