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SHORE. Land on the side of the sea, a lake, or a river, is called the shore. Strictly speaking, however, when the water does not ebb and flow, in a river, there is no shore. See 4 Hill, N. Y. Rep. 375; 6 Cowen, 547; and Seashore.

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But they should be combined with shoreward buffer zones, where homes, schools, and hospitals would not be permitted.
"Navigable waters of the United States" for purposes of RHA authority is defined as those waters that are subject to the ebb and flow of the tide shoreward to the mean high-water mark and are used, or have been used in the past, to transport interstate or foreign commerce.
As when to sailors while they roam, By creeks and outfalls far from home, Rising and dropping with the foam, From dying swans wild warblings come, Blown shoreward; so to Camelot Still as the boathead wound along The willowy hills and fields among, They heard her chanting her deathsong, The Lady of Shalott.
In the frontal region and over the outer shelf, surface waters are slightly saltier than the waters located immediately shoreward, over the midshelf, consistent with the presence of a coastal jet that transports upwelling waters northward from Punta Lavapie, as suggested by the cooler tongue visible in the satellite SST image (Fig.
The eelgrass bed at NB was located in two directions from the harvest plot (shoreward and seaward), three sampling distances (1,5, and 10 m) being used for each direction (Fig.
When waves hit weedy shorelines, such as "Scene 3," the onshore surface current bends weeds shoreward as the brunt of the force is buffered by weedstalks.
A strengthening wind overnight meant the boat's anchor was dragged shoreward, grounding the vessel at low water.
The work begins with the prow of a boat moving shoreward. Following this "establishing shot," Aljafari presents a montage of seaside structures, vistas from Jaffa's old town.
The beach elevation was lowered at ch.0 and ch.1, both located near the shoreward boundary of the swash zone.
TSB includes a narrow upland area with some trees and riparian habitat that extends shoreward for several miles through a canyon.
Based on shoreward increase in U in the Cambrian Alum Shales in Scandinavia, Schovsbo (2002) suggested that synsedimentary U enrichment had been controlled by a more efficient advective transport of U in those settings.