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COAST. The margin of a country bounded by the sea. This term includes the natural appendages of the territory which rise out of the water, although they are not of sufficient firmness to be inhabited or fortified. Shoals perpetually covered with water are not, however, comprehended under the name of coast. The small islands, situate at the mouth of the Mississippi, composed of earth and trees drifted down by the river, which are not of consistency enough to support the purposes of life, and are uninhabited, though resorted to for shooting birds, were held to form a part of the coast. 5 Rob. Adm. R. 385. (c).

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She had houses in all the hamlets, she worked quarries of granite, she freighted coasters with stone--even traded with the Channel Islands.
As to the captain, he had been for years in coasters, then in the Mediterranean, and last in the West Indian trade.
Gurnee theme park officials announced Tuesday they will name their new loop coaster the Mardi Gras Hangover when it opens later this year.
The technology behind Europe's fastest and highest roller coaster is more evolution than revolution, but is it game-changing for the future design and engineering of rides?
Kasur -- Two girl students are reported to have been killed being hit by coaster here.
After a long tenure as one of the biggest rides in the famous Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, the giant wooden roller coaster known as "Mean Streak" will shut down for good next month, park officials announced Monday.
Climb aboard a coaster named The Racer, Corkscrew, or Mean Streak, and you know you're in for a hair-raising ride
com)-- Thotbub Productions is responsible for the promotion and distribution of this unique Matrix Force Super Coaster technology, the related graphic novel and Thrill Rider Movie.
Mad Data has released NoLimits Roller Coaster Simulation 2, a 3D Windows application that delivers the gut-wrenching thrill of a roller coaster ride.
All the photos come from enthusiast author Thomas Crymes, who documents over 100 different roller coasters across the country, and whose explorations include coaster facts and statistics.
Travel Business Review-November 28, 2012--Roller coaster destroyed by Hurricane Sandy will not become tourism attraction(C)2012] ENPublishing - http://www.