mudflats


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mudflats

[ˈmʌdflæts] NPLmarisma f
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Also, by going out the Transit slip, by climbing down the piles on a precarious ladder of iron spikes, and by crossing a boom of logs, she won access to the Rock Wall that extended far out into the bay and that served as a barrier between the mudflats and the tide-scoured channel of Oakland Estuary.
Then, far away beyond the Crouch, came another, striding over some stunted trees, and then yet another, still farther off, wading deeply through a shiny mudflat that seemed to hang halfway up between sea and sky.
A day lost at the very best; but more likely a whole fortnight of frizzling on some pestilential mudflat, of desperate work, of discharging cargo; more than likely it meant borrowing money at an exorbitant rate of interest--from the Siegers' gang too at that.
It may involve planting on bare mudflats along the coast, or increasing the density of trees in an area where mangroves are already found.
And this has been such a lovely autumn in Wirral - the dewed meadows around the River Birket in Bidston, Leasowe and Moreton; the mists over the sullen mudflats at Eastham, the pale sun reflected in the rock pools of West Kirby; and the colours in the trees and country hedges, so much richer than the money in a miser's bag.
The walk follows an old railway track through Portrack Marsh to Billingham Bottoms with a chance to see seals hauled out on the mudflats.
First up, a Rottweiler is stranded on the mudflats of Merseyside's River Dee.
Here you can cast to mangrove shorelines, fish the open water grassflats, bump jigs and live baits along grass and mudflat dropoffs, cast weedless baits and surface lures over shallow grass and mudflats or just soak baits on the bottom.
Fourteen double-paged spreads are used to introduce younger readers to three eco-systems: sandy beaches, mudflats and rocky shores.
The body was discovered by a member of the public at the high tide mark on the mudflats next to a row of sailing boats at the mouth of the River Brue.
The water off Burnham-on-Sea has one of the highest tidal rise and fall ranges in the world and the shoreline is notorious for its dangerous mudflats.
Gator-Tail also attached a reverse propulsion plate to its motors to help wash away debris and mud from underneath the hull, un-sticking the boat from mudflats.