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Example Sentences for "coast"

The hiking trail follows the coast for about 20 milesLiving on the coast, we can buy lots of fresh fish.

The hiking trail follows the coast for about 20 miles.

The Titanic sank off the coast of Newfoundland after hitting an iceberg.

Parts of the west coast of Oregon are quite wild and untouched.

Canada has the longest coastline of any country in the world.

Coastal areas have been the hardest hit by the storm.

They live on the coast of Oregon and usually spend their weekends kayaking in the Pacific Ocean.

We serve only fresh fish from local coastal waters.

They sailed up the coast of California for a week.

The oil spill has spoiled beaches all along the coast.

He rode hard to the top of the hill and then lifted his feet off the pedals and coasted all the way down the other side.

The car wouldn't start, but we were able to coast down the hill to a gas station.

It is illegal to turn your engine off and coast down hills in your car.

We just coasted down the coast of Oregon and California for the two weeks we were on holiday.

Team USA coasted to an easy 4-0 win over the Russians in the opening round of the tournament.

Since they won the championship last year, the team has just been coasting, and few players seem to be making any real effort.

He's such a bright guy that he was able to coast through all his courses with very little effort and still get excellent marks.

She has been coasting on the reputation of her company for a long time, but sooner or later she's going to have to work a bit harder to keep her clients.

She comes from a little village on the southern coast of Okinawa.

Canada's east coast is actually closer to London, England than to its own west coast.

The world's largest bird colony is found on the islands off the coast of Peru.

There are more than 35 countries in the world which have no ocean coastline.

The tiny nation of Monaco is located on the southern coast of France, near the Italian border.

In 1847, California's coastal city of Yorba Buena officially changed its name to San Francisco.

Some people call the west coast of Canada the wet coast, but I prefer to think of it as the best coast.

Long after leaving the coast, she still missed the smell of the ocean.

He flipped over while kayaking along the coast and almost drowned.

The ferry was bound for a small island off the coast when it sank in a storm.

The U.S. has a two-hundred-mile boundary extending off its coasts to protect its fishing rights.

Europeans began to colonize the west coast of Canada after it was discovered by Captain Cook.

The population of Australia is concentrated along the island nation's eastern and southeastern coasts.

Toxic waste was dumped along Nigeria's coast in the late 1980s.

When Columbus landed on the coast of Honduras, he encountered the descendants of the great Mayan civilization.

Arab colonies exported spices and slaves from the Kenyan coast as early as the 8th century.

In January of 1502, Portuguese explorers landed at a harbor on the coast of South America and named the site Rio de Janeiro, meaning River of January.

The old highway hugs the coast for about twenty miles before turning inland.

Gray whales migrate down the coast of our state every year.

Cancun has become the premier tourist destination on the Mexican coast.

From 1960 to 1990, the population in the United States' coastal areas increased from 80 to 110 million.

The east coast of Mozambique, and the west coast of the nearby island of Madagascar look as if they could fit together like puzzle pieces.

Gray whales live in shallow coastal waters of the eastern North Pacific.

The coastline of the Atlantic Ocean sinks about four inches every 100 years.

Wave action is the major agent of erosion along coastal areas.

Isaac Bickerstaffe once wrote, How happy is the sailor's life, from coast to coast to roam; in every port he finds a wife, in every land a home.

Discussion question: Would you rather live near the coast or in the mountains?

Find someone who lives on the coast.


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