Breachway

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

A breachway is the shore along a channel, or the whole area around where a channel meets the ocean. The Rhode Island coastline has many breachways on its map. Today's permanent breachways have rock jetties that line the sides of the channel to protect against erosion or closing of the waterway. The water channels usually lead to salt water ponds.

A breachway in Charlestown, RI
A breachway in Weekapaug, RI

External links

  • Media related to Breachway at Wikimedia Commons
Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Breachway&oldid=854455284"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breachway
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Breachway"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA