How to use tidal flat in a sentence
Although Spindrift Island was connected to the mainland at low tide by a rocky tidal flat, there was no way for a car to cross.Smugglers' Reef | John Blaine
Scientific definitions for tidal flat
A nearly flat coastal area that is alternately covered and exposed by tides and consisting of unconsolidated sediments and precipitated salts. A tidal flat is the middle part of a tidal basin, below the vegetation-supporting salt marsh and the low-tide mark.
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