shoal

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a shallow part of a body of water

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measuring little from bottom to top or surface

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a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide

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a stretch of shallow water

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a large group of fish

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make shallow

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become shallow

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The two-day, 35-mile walk begins Saturday morning at Smith Point County Park at the Fire Island barrier beach in Shirley and continues along safe and scenic Suffolk County roads with continuous support from the Suffolk County Police Department, a qualified medical team, and local ambulance personnel.
The program will provide green job training, mentoring and employment opportunities for high school students who will work to protect threatened beach nesting birds on Pleasure Beach, the largest intact barrier beach in the state.
CLF is pressing the state to curb potentially damaging development on Plum Island, an 8-mile barrier beach island near the New Hampshire border.
newspaper announced last week that a proposed Army Corps of Engineers Plan to build dunes along a barrier beach wouldn't protect homes from a Katrina sized storm, implying, "Why bother if we are doomed anyway?
Evidence suggests that the ancient port of Istria may have been shoaled behind a barrier beach when changes in river flow through the delta brought more sand southward along the Black Sea coast.
Plum Island, Newburyport - $3,520 was expended for a bulldozer to restore critical transportation routes to provide emergency access and to repair breeches to the barrier beach for coastal protection.
See barrier beach with sandy beachfront, sand dunes, salt marsh and estuary; it's a great place for birdwatching in winter and spring and a good spot to find snowy owls in winter.