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.
A report for consideration by town hall chiefs said: "Aside from the fact that the scheme is now solely residential, a key difference between this and earlier schemes is that a significant part of the existing mudflats and saltmarsh are proposed to be retained in their current form "The proposals, as far as practicably possible, seek to make use of existing structures along the river edge in order to provide an interesting form of new development."
The alarm had been raised after a cabin cruiser boat had become stuck on the mudflats of the river with a number of people onboard.
The alarm had been raised after acabin cruiser boathad become stuck on the mudflats of the river with a number of people onboard.
They found that shore crabs from mudflats closely matched the appearance of the mud they live on, while rockpool crabs did not match the background but instead relied on disruptive colouration, a process that uses high-contrast patterns to break up the appearance of the body outline.
Unfortunately the mudflats are not suitable for the grey seals to breed, though we still have a sizeable colony.
It was aptly timed to generate government and public interest in further protecting the Las Pinas-Paranaque Wetland Park, a nature reserve with mangroves, ponds and lagoons, mudflats, salt marshes and mixed beach forest.
Henry Bolton Mudflats nightmare A MAN had to be rescued after getting stuck kneedeep in mud chasing his dog along a beach.
He said that according to related resource about 5000 to 10,000 kg of Razor Clam exporting on daily basis subject to the conditions of suitability of the environment, seasonal variations and tidal actions on mudflats expositions.
Coastal mudflats located in the interaction zone between land and sea are found in many parts of the world [1].