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Status: STD 2005/06/07
Code: 1059

Concept definition: A <RIDGE>, or succession of <RIDGE>s, of <SAND>, extending across the mouth of a <RIVER> or <HARBOUR>; sand bar [S32, "bar", 1]. A sand bar is formed by the action of <TIDE>s and <WATER_CURRENT>s, and may obstruct navigation.
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Supplemental references: [APDS, "sand-bar"], [DESCI, "bar", 2.a], [SOED, "sand bar"]

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