tombolo


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tom·bo·lo

 (tŏm′bə-lō′)
n. pl. tom·bo·los
A sandbar that connects an island to the mainland or to another island.

[Italian, from Latin tumulus, mound; see tumulus.]

tombolo

(ˈtɒmbəˌləʊ)
n, pl -los
(Physical Geography) a narrow sand or shingle bar linking a small island with another island or the mainland
[C20: from Italian, from Latin tumulus mound; see tumulus]

tom·bo·lo

(tŏm′bə-lō′)
A sandbar that connects an island to the mainland or to another island.
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Kiket Lagoon, is located just north of the tombolo connecting the mainland to Kiket Island (Fig.
Patterns like Keys with its interlocking geometric design and the shifting stripes of Tombolo show the playful side of performance with abrasion resistances of 70,000 and 50,000 double rubs (Wyzenbeek, Wire Screen), respectively.
Sand Lance also occur in deep water (>30 m) on sand wave fields in the San Juan Channel (Blaine 2006; Gary Greene, Tombolo Institute, Orcas Island, WA, pers.
Beyond the obvious: the glens, copses and dells, are the thundereggs, sastruga and tombolo.
La presente biografia, que supone un notable enriquecimiento respecto a esa anterior, esta estructurada en siete capitulos, el primero dedicado a los estudios y formacion del joven sacerdote y los seis siguientes a las seis etapas que forman la <<carrera eclesiastica>> de Giuseppe Sarto: vicario parroquial en Tombolo, parroco en Salzano, director espiritual del seminario y canciller de la curia episcopal en Treviso, obispo de Mantua, patriarca de Venecia y, finalmente, Papa.
The name is derived from Partridge Island, a headland near Parrsboro, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, connected to the mainland by a tombolo (Fig.
Families then get together to play Tombolo, a game like Bingo.
The Mount," as the town is known, is situated on a tombolo connecting the mainland with the green slopes of Mount Maunganui.
The wind blew salty air at their faces, carried to their ears the arguments of the birds out on the thin tombolo, which connects the island to a large rock Henrik had been told was called Bull's Head.
The Peninsula, with a tabular topography, represents an erosional surface that was submerged in times of high sea stands during the Pleistocene, and connected to the main land during cold phases or, as today, by a narrow sand tombolo during low sea stand phases.