The shape, outline, or boundary of a coast.
- The familiar path down the coastline passed the Cliffs of Moher and continued for a short distance.
- The coastline is only 32 m.
- The long stretch of sandy foreshore is broken on the coastline by the magnificent cliffs of Malan, the hammer-shaped headlands of Ormarah and Gwadar, and the precipitous cliffs of Jebel Zarain, near Pasni.
- The coastline is, in general, undefined and marshy, and broken into numerous bays and peninsulas.
- As the whole coastline of Liberia thus fronts the sea route from Europe to South Africa it is always likely to possess a certain degree of strategical importance.