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Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

A mound or other structure raised above the sea bed in shallow water that is composed of, or covered by, unconsolidated material and may be exposed at low water.

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shoal

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

A mound or other structure raised above the sea bed in shallow water that is composed of, or covered by, unconsolidated material and may be exposed at low water.

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Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The behaviour of waves as they approach a shelving shore. The waves cease to be symmetrical and sinusoidal and become asymmetrical and solitary. Wavelength and wave velocity decrease, wave...

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Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 8 words.

1. Shallow water.

2. An underwater sandbank.

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Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 30 words.

A mound or other structure raised above the sea bed in shallow water that is composed of, or covered by,

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Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 40 words.

The behaviour of waves as they approach a shelving shore. The waves cease to be symmetrical and sinusoidal and become

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Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 21 words.

1 A sandbank in a river or stream, that is visible under low flow.

2 A large group of fish

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Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 21 words.

1. A *sandbank in a river or stream, that is visible under low flow.

2. A large group

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Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 21 words.

1. A *sandbank in a river or stream, that is visible under low flow.

2. A large group

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Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 30 words.

A mound or other structure raised above the sea bed in shallow water that is composed of, or covered by,

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Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 40 words.

The behaviour of waves as they approach a shelving shore. The waves cease to be symmetrical and sinusoidal and become

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