What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Africa Annual herb Baltic base branches Bremen California Chatham Island coarse coastal sands coasts of Europe Common confined to coast creeping rootstock decumbent densely deposits Diinen drift sand dunes of California eolian erect fleshy flowers yellow France Geogr Geol glabrous glaucous grains herbage iiber islands Jahrb Journ lanceolate leaflets leaves linear littoral margins Marine Coasts maritime Mediterranean Moreton Bay much-branched N. Z. Inst narrow Natw North America Northern oblong obovate obtuse occur Ostfriesischen ovate Pacific Grove particles Perennial Perennial herb petiolate places plants prostrate pubescent Queensland rhizome rigid ripples rootstock sables salinity San Francisco sand dunes sand formations sandy beaches sandy shores sea coasts sessile sheaths shrub slender slope soil South Australia Southern species stems stout Strand Flora succulent surface Tasmania temperate Asia tomentose tomentum tufted Ueber upper vegetation Victoria waves West Australia Western Australia wind Zealand
Page 14 - The ocean's waves and currents meet it as the tide sets in, with a counter action, or one from the sea landward; between the two the waters, as they lose their velocity, drop the detritus over the bottom. Where the river is very large and the tides feeble, the banks and reefs extend far out to sea.
Page 14 - quite across its mouth, so that there may be no egress to the river waters except by percolation through the sand; or, if a channel is left open, it may be only a shallow one.
Page 23 - But the sloping part swept by the waves below high-tide level is very evenly stratified parallel to the surface:
Page 31 - the flying sand is everywhere too great for the carrying power of the wind ; they dot the desert plain in localities where the sheet of wind has, for the most part, the mastery of the sand, but drops its burden here and there at certain points or more probably along certain
Page 168 - of the flora of Alabama, together with a systematic catalogue of the plants growing in the
Page 41 - Action of Waves and Tides on the Movement of Material on the Sea
Page 156 - Notes collected during a visit to the Forests of Holland. Germany, Switzerland, and
Page 13 - along the lowest lines and leaves ridges and islands, by which its results can be measured. The water currents have, at any one spot, but a single direction, and the furrows and mouldings of the