Example sentences for: outcrops

How can you use “outcrops” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The eastern coastlines of the islands break the long tidal fetch that travels across the Atlantic; on the sheltered western coastline, coral outcrops have produced vast shallow sand banks that reflect waters of myriad translucent blues and greens.

  • Gulls hover over lobster pots or perch on rocky outcrops; channel markers float on the surface and small lighthouses appear on the horizon.

  • On a clear day you can see from the bay of Portimão to the Sagres peninsula, and pick out the rocky outcrops of the Lagos beaches.

  • Fishing is the main way people make a living here — between mangrove outcrops are many small shacks with boats tied up to rickety wooden jetties.

  • Acres of mangrove swamp cover the rocky outcrops, sheltering sandy beaches and providing a haven for herons and pelicans.


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