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  • I stayed in radar room and watched, at extreme magnification, while he placed one in estuary between Montevideo and Buenos Aires; Mike could not have been more accurate.†   (source)
  • Even here in mid-Pacific, far from the great estuaries that slowly swept the continents out to sea, that rain never ceased.†   (source)
  • Whether in estuary or creek, she scanned for that boy Tate in his boat, hoping to see him again.   (source)
  • As he headed across the estuary, he waved, and she followed.   (source)
  • One morning, as she motored into a cord grass estuary, she saw his boat tucked in the reeds.   (source)
  • Then, one hand on the tiller, the other on lace, she glided across ocean and estuaries toward home.   (source)
    estuaries = wide parts of a river where it nears the sea and fresh & salt water mix
  • They could boat around in the estuaries some, explore the fens.   (source)
  • Another few minutes of creek brought a bend and the large estuary ahead, and on the other side, the boy in his boat.   (source)
    estuary = a wide part of a river where it nears the sea and fresh & salt water mix
  • Finally, she turned across the estuary.   (source)
  • At the end of a narrow estuary, she rounded a grassy bend and saw Tate squatting on a wide sandbar, dipping up water samples in little vials.   (source)
  • Crushing shrubs and grasses, the boat broke its own trail across the marsh and then sped across the estuary.   (source)
  • She entered a place with dark lagoons in a throat of oaks and remembered a channel on the far side that flowed to an enormous estuary.   (source)
  • Finally the estuary lay ahead, water stretching so far it captured the whole sky and all the clouds within it.   (source)
  • There'd been no other people, not even distant boats, so it was a surprise when she entered the large estuary again, and there, close against the marsh grass, was a boy fishing from another battered rig.   (source)
  • Barkley Cove was quite literally a backwater town, bits scattered here and there among the estuaries and reeds like an egret's nest flung by the wind.   (source)
    estuaries = wide parts of a river where it nears the sea and fresh & salt water mix
  • Several mornings later, she slipped through the estuaries in an early fog, the compass tucked in her knapsack, though she would not likely need it.   (source)
  • Kya tooled along, a tiny speck of a girl in a boat, turning this way and that as endless estuaries branched and braided before her.   (source)
  • Ma had painted the estuaries and sunsets in oils and watercolors so rich they seemed peeled from the earth.   (source)
  • She cruised south to the maze of estuaries and ducked her head as she slipped into her channel, overhung with green.   (source)
  • They cruised estuaries, waded waterways, and slipped through narrow streams, collecting feathers and amoebas.   (source)
  • In every other direction, slipstreams, lagoons, creeks, and estuaries wove through brilliant green grass to the sea.   (source)
  • Sitting at the water's edge, she listened for the sound of a boat chugging down the channel or across the distant estuaries.   (source)
  • He wrapped her in a blanket and towed her back to her lagoon in the old boat through the maze of creeks and estuaries, passing the herons and deer for the last time.   (source)
  • Here—instead of the estuaries and enormous sweeps of grass as in her marsh—clear water flowed as far as she could see through a bright and open cypress forest.   (source)
  • She even knew the way through some of the intricate channels and estuaries that wandered through a patchwork of water and land, land and water, finally to the sea.   (source)
  • As she steered them through narrow channels and glassy estuaries, he exclaimed at a remembered snag, the same as it had been, and a beaver lodge still piled in the exact spot.   (source)
  • Estuary?†   (source)
  • In advance of his approach through long tunnels of dark greenery the birds caught fire in song but were perfectly quiet as he passed directly underneath, so that he propelled and drew their hypnotic chatter before and after him like an ocean wave pushing through an estuary.†   (source)
  • England was cautioned that impact north of Dover Straits opposite London Estuary would cause disturbances far up Thames; Sovunion was given warning for Sea of Azov and had own grid defined; Great China was assigned grid in Siberia, Gobi Desert, and her far west—with offsets to avoid her historic Great Wall noted in loving detail.†   (source)
  • The Delaware was not so broad at McKonkey's Ferry as at Trenton or below Trenton, where it became a tidal estuary.†   (source)
  • II The town lay on a broad estuary, its old yellow plastered buildings hugging the beach.†   (source)
  • She would get up in the dark and trundle a borrowed two-wheeled push-cart for two hours across the city to a section called Eba, at the mouth of one of the seven estuarial rivers that branch from the Ota River through Hiroshima.†   (source)
  • There to the left of us was the silver streak of the river, widening to the estuary at Kerrith six miles away.†   (source)
  • Her memory moved over the ocean-bed of event like a great octopus, blindly but completely feeling its way into every seacave, rill, and estuary, focussed on all she had done, felt and thought, with sucking Pentlandian intentness, for whom the sun shone, or grew dark, rain fell, and mankind came, spoke, and died, shifted for a moment in time out of its void into the Pentlandian core, pattern and heart of purpose.†   (source)
  • They might have been a solar system of their own, with nothing else in space, as they went round and round among the dunes and coarse grass of the estuary.†   (source)
  • Hiroshima was a fan-shaped city, lying mostly on the six islands formed by the seven estuarial rivers that branch out from the Ota River; its main commercial and residential districts, covering about four square miles in the center of the city, contained three-quarters of its population, which had been reduced by several evacuation programmes from a wartime peak of 380,000 to about 245,000.†   (source)
  • Out in the estuary a tight-woven school of small fishes glittered and broke water to escape a school of great fishes that drove in to eat them.†   (source)
  • They gave ground before the charges, still orderly but giving, and were shepherded along a glade of Sherwood forest—a wide glade like an estuary of grass with trees on either side.†   (source)
  • Then a thought which came to him — that soon the tide would be running in through the estuaries and his head would be submerged — inspired him to fearful activity; he wriggled and turned and exerted what strength he could (though his left arm, because of the pain in his shoulder, was useless), and before long he had freed himself from the vice.†   (source)
  • The wind blew freshly into the estuary, a nervous, restless wind with the smell of storm on its breath, and there was change and uneasiness in the air.†   (source)
  • The terns came with their forked tails from the estuary, squeaking away as if intent upon imitating an embarkation scene on the wireless—the white-bottomed wheatears and pipits flitted along beside them from whin to whin—the eagles, peregrines, ravens and chuffs made circles over them in the air— the peat smoke followed them as if anxious to make one last curl in the tips of their nostrils—the ogham stones and sou-terrains and promontory forts exhibited their prehistoric masonry in a…†   (source)
  • The wind of the morning ruffled the water of the estuary and whispered through the mangroves, and the little waves beat on the rubbly beach with an increased tempo.†   (source)
  • Across the estuary from the town one section of mangroves stood clear and telescopically defined, while another mangrove clump was a hazy black-green blob.†   (source)
  • The sun was hot yellow that morning, and it drew the moisture from the estuary and from the Gulf and hung it in shimmering scarves in the air so that the air vibrated and vision was insubstantial.†   (source)
  • But Coyotito - he was the one - he wore a blue sailor suit from the United States and a little yachting cap such as Kino had seen once when a pleasure boat put into the estuary.†   (source)
  • 'There is a village of fisher-folk at the mouth of the Batu Kring branch of the estuary.†   (source)
  • It was the only warship in sight, but far away to the right over the smooth surface of the sea—for that day there was a dead calm—lay a serpent of black smoke to mark the next ironclads of the Channel Fleet, which hovered in an extended line, steam up and ready for action, across the Thames estuary during the course of the Martian conquest, vigilant and yet powerless to prevent it.†   (source)
  • It lay very high upon a turfy down, and looking north-eastward before I entered it, I was surprised to see a large estuary, or even creek, where I judged Wandsworth and Battersea must once have been.†   (source)
  • It was difficult to realize his work was not out there in the luminous estuary, but behind him, within the brooding gloom.†   (source)
  • One had the sense of a backwater, or rather of an estuary, whose waters flowed in from the invisible sea, and ebbed into a profound silence while the waves without were still beating.†   (source)
  • The shores of North Inlet were as thickly wooded as those of the southern anchorage, but the space was longer and narrower and more like, what in truth it was, the estuary of a river.†   (source)
  • England was alive, throbbing through all her estuaries, crying for joy through the mouths of all her gulls, and the north wind, with contrary motion, blew stronger against her rising seas.†   (source)
  • A chain of islands sat broken and massive facing the wide estuary, displayed in a sheet of pale glassy water reflecting faithfully the contour of the shore.†   (source)
  • That locality lies a little above Suez in a sound that used to form a deep estuary when the Red Sea stretched as far as the Bitter Lakes.†   (source)
  • The Nautilus passed the wide estuary formed by the mouth of the Rio de la Plata, and on April 4 we lay abreast of Uruguay, albeit fifty miles out.†   (source)
  • But on April 11 it rose suddenly, and the shore reappeared at the mouth of the Amazon River, a huge estuary whose outflow is so considerable, it desalts the sea over an area of several leagues.†   (source)
  • Among these vessels, how many went down with all hands, with their crews and hosts of immigrants, at these trouble spots so prominent in the statistics: Cape Race, St. Paul Island, the Strait of Belle Isle, the St. Lawrence estuary!†   (source)
  • …as vapour, mist, cloud, rain, sleet, snow, hail: its strength in rigid hydrants: its variety of forms in loughs and bays and gulfs and bights and guts and lagoons and atolls and archipelagos and sounds and fjords and minches and tidal estuaries and arms of sea: its solidity in glaciers, icebergs, icefloes: its docility in working hydraulic millwheels, turbines, dynamos, electric power stations, bleachworks, tanneries, scutchmills: its utility in canals, rivers, if navigable,…†   (source)
  • To Old Age I see in you the estuary that enlarges and spreads itself grandly as it pours in the great sea.†   (source)
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