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shoreline

The mean high-water mark dividing water from land.

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The amenity values associated with the 17,542 km of Great Lakes shoreline have likewise attracted residential development (Schnaiberg et al.
Keweenaw County is one of the least populated in Michigan and much of the shoreline remains undeveloped; however, residential development in this area has rapidly increased over the past decade with population shifts to rural areas (Orr 1997).
We focused on differences between residentially developed and undeveloped shoreline areas of Lake Superior and measured vegetation habitat features associated with development known to influence bird presence and relative abundance.
Perron and his colleagues invoke that effect to explain why the Martian shorelines today have uneven elevations.
5-km variation in one of the shorelines arose when the rotation axis of Mars was pointed 50[degrees] away from its current position.
The separation of the three resulting shorelines was measured along transects at 5-m intervals.
The separation of the 1995 and 2005 shorelines was measured along the resulting 110 transect lines.
The separation between the 1995 and 2005 shorelines along all 13 transects located in this section is less than the 2 m measurement error.
The most severe erosion occurred along the northern shorelines of the dredge spoil islands; at location "R" (Fig.
The shorelines of Mad Island Marsh Preserve bordering the GIWW were eroded up to 89 meters during the period 1943-1991.
Historical changes and related coastal processes, Gulf and mainland shorelines, Matagorda Bay area, Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Special Publication, 72 p.
The historical record also shows thatthe period between 1930 and 1960, a time of considerable shoreline development, was perhaps the warmest 30-year period in the last 2,000 years or so.