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Synonyms for embayment

an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf

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However, anterolateral margins are not recognized; they must have had deep embayment in the anterior part comparable to that of D.
The researchers noted that a complete collapse of the glaciers in the Amundsen Sea Embayment region could cause global sea levels to increase by 1.
Analysis of drainage basin symmetry as a rapid technique to identify areas of possible Quaternary tilt--block tectonics: an example from the Mississippi Embayment.
The Windy Lake geological modeling identified the potential for several large embayment structures at relatively shallow depths.
A major problem in his interpretation is that the embayment that he argues is a depiction of the Ross Sea is vastly too large to be that waterbody.
But on the west side of Antarctica, ice across an area roughly the size of Texas called the Amundsen Sea Embayment (ASE) is already thinning rapidly in large part as a result of surrounding waters warming up due to changing ocean circulation patterns.
The worst case scenario is we have a thunderstorm over a mangrove embayment, a sheltered cove, in the middle of a hot summer night with no wind.
The researchers studied the Pine Island, Thwaites, Haynes, Smith, Pope and Kohler glaciers, all of which discharge ice into a vast bay known as the Amundsen Sea Embayment in West Antarctica.
Results from a study using molecular markers to distinguish smelt remains found in the stomach contents of fishes (Paquin and others 2014) indicated that a specimen collected from Discovery Bay, Washington, an embayment at the eastern terminus of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, was misidentified as S.
The regions include southwestern portions of the Shawnee Hills, northern portions of the Mississippi Embayment, southeastern portions of the Salem Plateau, and southern portions of the Till Plains (Wetlands International, 1994).
2d) shows new marsh rapidly infilling the wide, shallow embayment toward Chestle Pill, implying outward spreading at a rate of not less than about 10 m annually.
The Ajman record was from an area of very fine, waterlogged mud bordering an embayment of the upper reaches of the main channel, where no mangroves were present in the immediate vicinity.
Adetognathus is uncommonly abundant, indicating that the depositional environment of the shales was very restricted, low energy, shallow-water, possibly a lagoon or a small embayment.