Sentence Examples


  • There is coral along the coasts everywhere, and the Sentinel Islands are composed of the newer rocks with a superstructure of coral.
  • Around the coast there is a raised shelf of limestone which was undoubtedly a coral reef.
  • The people are employed in fishing for coral and sponges, as well as for bream, mullet and other fish.
  • Except such as are of coral formation, the Antilles are hilly, not to say mountainous, their summits rising in places to an elevation of 8000 ft., and nearly all, prior to their occupation by Europeans, were covered with luxuriant forest, which, assisting in the collection and condensation of the clouds brought by the trade winds, ensured its own vitality by precipitating frequent and long-continued rains; upon the fertile soil.
  • They contain corals, but are not coral reefs.