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strand line

also strand·line (strănd′līn′)
n.
A line, especially of washed-up seaweed or other debris, marking a previous high water level along a shore.

strandline

(ˈstrændˌlaɪn)
n
(Physical Geography) a mark left by the high tide or a line of seaweed and other debris washed onto the beach by the tide
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A shoal of marine events are spread over 16 days so that individual Wildlife Trusts can incorporate a low tide, ranging from rockpool rambles and seaside strolls along the strandline (the high water mark where shells, sea creatures and flotsam are left by the tide).
The older age is consistent with other ages on strandline sediment in the study area described later in this section, while the younger age is considered too young for a strandline age based on all previous work on ALE.
2), beachcombing for fresh shells along the strandline, searches of intertidal habitats for live animals during low tide and investigation of shallow sub-tidal areas by snorkelling.
A comparison between the modern strandline and the Holocene trim-line on the Silver Bluff barrier (-4500 BP) suggests that the present tide-dominated features replaced an earlier wave-dominated morphology.
He much preferred fossicking leisurely in tropical habitats, snorkelling in lagoons and scrutinizing strandline grit whilst lying on his stomach in the sun.
This week, I have been for many walks on the beach, and after heavy seas there have been a lot of ray egg cases washed up on the strandline.
To deliver performance as requested by today's pharma developers, Thermo Fisher, for the first time, offers a complete strandline, containing air-cooled conveyor belt and adjustable pelletizer, all with the convenient footprint of a standard fumehood.
According to Allen (1965) and Oomkens (1974), the Quaternary glaciation was accompanied by eustatic lowering of the sea level such that the paleo- strandline was at the present edge of the continental shelf.
For instance, there are lines of beach ridges on the sabkha plain with elevations between 1-2m above the present high water mark, several kilometres inland from the present strandline.
Vegetation of the inner Grand Canyon consists of Sonoran and Mohave desertscrub and desert riparian and strandline assemblages (Warren et al.