It is really a sand spit, surrounded by water, which was made over to the foreigners after the opium war.
We came to anchor a couple of hundred yards from the end of the sand spit.
At sunrise he reached a sand spit, and there sat a large Crab.
The rest of the pirates were left on the sand spit to await the return of their companions—which never happened.
In the angle of the T just where the sand spit joined the rocky reef, they found shelter.
Then he saw, around a sand spit jutting far out into the water, many waterfowl.
He got unsteadily to his feet, and, guarded on either side, led them down the beach toward the sand spit station.
Then Manabush gathered up the birds he had killed and took them out on the sand spit.
Just as they stepped out on the sand spit, the mysterious signal sounded again.
The floor of the cabin—that is, the hotel—was a great deal harder than the sand spit where I had passed the night.