low-tide elevation


low-tide elevation
Offshore land features such as shoals, rocks, or reefs that are exposed at low tide but submerged at high tide are referred to as low-tide elevations.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


low-tide elevation
Offshore land features such as shoals, rocks, or reefs that are exposed at low tide but submerged at high tide are referred to as low-tide elevations.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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