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raised beach

n
(Physical Geography) a wave-cut platform raised above the shoreline by a relative fall in the water level
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Peter Roberts from Penrhyn Bay spotted that a new notice board at Porth Eirias encourages dog owners to take their canine friends to the new raised beach between the pier and the Toad Hall pub.
The artist's Raised Beach and Thames Chattering transport the rocky coves of the welsh coast and the banks of the Thames into the gallery.
As in the earlier studies, we focus on the changing abundance of dwelling features by elevation on raised beach sequences--a proxy for age--and on individual dwelling sizes, as well as on overall site sizes and architecture.
The unit appears as a sedimentary apron at the toe of the steep palaeocliffs overlying the raised beach unit, carpeting the slopes or the shore platform.
The collection On a Raised Beach contains thirteen poems, including MacDiarmid's "O Wha's Been Here Afore Me, Lass" from A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle (also in Glen's collection).
In northern Jylland, Norstral Minerals Ltd achieved a concessionary contract with the National Agency for Nature and Forests for heavy mineral exploration in an ancient raised beach ridge system of some 20 [km.
He said the raised beach is already attracting tourists and donkey rides have been organised for them.
This study investigates whether raised beach sequences preserved on emergent coasts of the central Canadian Arctic Archipelago contain a proxy record of past sea-ice conditions and wave intensity.
Not only does it have Chesil Beach, the best example of a storm beach in Britain, the area around Portland Bill at the southern tip is also the country's most important raised beach.
It will be great for the town because it will showcase the wonderful watersports centre Porth Eirias and the fabulous, raised beach.