Sentence Examples

  • The southern coast in particular is deeply indented; and there two bold peninsulas, extending for several miles into the sea, form two capacious natural harbours, namely, Deep Water Bay, with the village of Stanley to the east, and Tytam Bay, which has a safe, well-protected entrance showing a depth of 10 to 16 fathoms. An in-shore island on the west coast, called Aberdeen, or Taplishan, affords protection to the Shekpywan or Aberdeen harbour, an inlet provided with a granite graving dock, the caisson gate of which is 60 ft.
  • Approaching the lift Narrowboat crossing the aqueduct and heading for the left hand caisson.
  • At Chepstow the piers were large cast iron cylinders which themselves formed the caissons, the air locks being fitted on top of them.
  • Construction of the foundations required the sinking of eight 25m deep 9.9m diameter caissons.
  • Inside the lift The Edwin Clark trip boat has just entered the lower caisson.

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