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Definition

Shoal: a sandbank or sand bar in the bed of a body of water, esp. one that is exposed above the surface of the water at low tide.

Hawaiian Translation: Hāpapa


Example

shoal

This is an example of a shoal in Kerch Strait, Ukraine (left) & Russia (right)

Molokini shoal

Molokini is a crescent shaped islet located in the `Alalakeiki Channel about 3 miles off Maui's southwestern coast. Molokini shoal is the southern rim of an extinct volcanic crater and the shallow inner cove is the crater's submerged floor.


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