Sentence Examples


  • The west coast throughout its whole length is covered to a depth of some miles with mangrove swamps, with only a few isolated stretches of sandy beach, the dim foliage of the mangroves and the hideous mud flats presenting a depressing spectacle.
  • On both the east and the west coast the islands are thickly wooded, but whereas the former are surrounded by beautiful sands and beaches, the latter are fringed by mangrove-swamps.
  • The mangrove grows on the shores of the west coast in profusion.
  • On one side was a coral reef; on the other a low tongue of land, covered with mangrove thickets that grew out into the water.
  • It has been suggested that where there is low sediment supply mangrove accretion may not be able to keep pace with projected sea-level rises.

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