The Seal of the District of Alaska, 1911. The image on the seal shows Alaska's mountains and shore.

Seal of Alaska

The Seal of the District of Alaska, 1911. The image on the seal shows Alaska's mountains and shore.

A Bay-bar, with narrow inlet which leaves the water of the bay salty. South Shore of Marthas Vineyard.

Bay-bar

A Bay-bar, with narrow inlet which leaves the water of the bay salty. South Shore of Marthas Vineyard.

A Bay-bar completely cutting off a bay and converting it into a closed shore-pond. South Shore of Marthas Vineyard

Bay-bar

A Bay-bar completely cutting off a bay and converting it into a closed shore-pond. South Shore of Marthas…

Adrian Block and his companions on Manhattan Island buidling a vessel.

Boatbuilding on Manhattan Island

Adrian Block and his companions on Manhattan Island buidling a vessel.

Four boys and their dog rowing a small boat to the shore.

Boys Rowing a Boat

Four boys and their dog rowing a small boat to the shore.

Natural and columnar sections at each end and in the center of a line 100 miles long and extending at right angles to the original shore line.

Clastic Deposits in the Sea

Natural and columnar sections at each end and in the center of a line 100 miles long and extending at…

A crocodile entering the water.

Crocodile

A crocodile entering the water.

A crocodile and a tiger engaged in a fight.

Crocodile and tiger

A crocodile and a tiger engaged in a fight.

A man in the grasp of a large cuttlefish on the sea-shore." — Goodrich, 1859

Cuttlefish and man

A man in the grasp of a large cuttlefish on the sea-shore." — Goodrich, 1859

A seaside community with small boats on the shore and a large ship out to sea.

Fishing Community

A seaside community with small boats on the shore and a large ship out to sea.

Diagrammatic section of Florida along the line N.S. showing the relative position of the shore.

Florida Shore

Diagrammatic section of Florida along the line N.S. showing the relative position of the shore.

Also known as Sea Milkwort, Glaux Maritima is a hardy perennial seashore plant belonging to the order Primulaceæ. It is a common European plant with glaucous leaves and pink flowers in summer.
This illustration shows the plant itself, as well as a flower (1) and a calyx (2) laid open.

Glaux Maritima

Also known as Sea Milkwort, Glaux Maritima is a hardy perennial seashore plant belonging to the order…

Large homes fringed by palm trees on a Florida shoreline.

Coastal homes

Large homes fringed by palm trees on a Florida shoreline.

Ruins of the city of Jamestown.

Ruins of Jamestown

Ruins of the city of Jamestown.

"Diagram illustrating the gradual filling up of lakes by the encroachment of vegetation, and also the stages in the origin of peat and marl deposits in lakes. The several plant associations of the Bog series, displacing one another, belong to the following major groups: (I) O. W., open water succession; (2) M., marginal succession; (3) S., shore succession; (4) B., bog succession, comprising the bog-meadow (Bm), bog-shrub (Bs) and bog-forest (Bf); and (5) M. F., mesophytic forest succession." -Gager, 1916

Lake and Vegetation

"Diagram illustrating the gradual filling up of lakes by the encroachment of vegetation, and also the…

"Shore Laplander." — Lardner, 1885

Shore Laplander

"Shore Laplander." — Lardner, 1885

Found in the north of Europe and Asia, specimens of the shore-lark have been ound as far south as France and England.

Shore Lark

Found in the north of Europe and Asia, specimens of the shore-lark have been ound as far south as France…

The Liberty Bell above the shore.

Liberty Bell

The Liberty Bell above the shore.

A band on six pirates on the beach.

Pirates

A band on six pirates on the beach.

Natural and columnar sections at each end and at the center of a line 100 miles long and at right angles to the original trend of the shore. The progressive overlap and change in facies is shown. Note that in each section the clastic formation next above the crystallines is a sandstone, but that it belongs to different formations in each.

Progressive Overlap of Shore

Natural and columnar sections at each end and at the center of a line 100 miles long and at right angles…

Three sailboats on a body of water.

Sailboats

Three sailboats on a body of water.

"The Land Salamanders, unlike the Tritons, are ovo-viparous, though the young at first inhabit the water and undergo metamorphoses till they arrive at the mature state which fits them for living on land, where they haunt cool and moist places, being not unfrequently found about fallen timber or old walls. Their food primarily consists of insects, worms, and small molluscous animals." — Goodrich, 1859

Salamanders

"The Land Salamanders, unlike the Tritons, are ovo-viparous, though the young at first inhabit the water…

16. Andrena cineraria, 17. Helix virgata, 18. Pod-lover moth, 19. Anurida maritima, 20. Machillis maritima, 21. Sea-slater, 22. Shore wainscot moth, 23. Ground lackey moth.

Types of Seashore Life

16. Andrena cineraria, 17. Helix virgata, 18. Pod-lover moth, 19. Anurida maritima, 20. Machillis maritima,…

24. Various corals, 25. Razor-shell, 26. Cockle, 27. Various winkels, 28. Shore crab, 29. Father lasher, 30. Periophthalamus, 31. Lobworm, 32. Gunnel

Types of Seashore Life

24. Various corals, 25. Razor-shell, 26. Cockle, 27. Various winkels, 28. Shore crab, 29. Father lasher,…

A hunter, shepherd, and farmers working on the shore.

Shore Scene

A hunter, shepherd, and farmers working on the shore.

"Section and part elevation of a raking shore."—Finley, 1917

Raking shore

"Section and part elevation of a raking shore."—Finley, 1917

"The bodies of these animals are compressed laterally, and curved upon the sides; the eyes are immovable, their feet are directed partly forwards and partly backwards." — Williams, 1889

Shore-jumper

"The bodies of these animals are compressed laterally, and curved upon the sides; the eyes are immovable,…

"Frame of a vessel supported by shores." A shore is a "post or beam of timber or iron for the temporary support of something; a prop." -Whitney, 1911

Shores

"Frame of a vessel supported by shores." A shore is a "post or beam of timber or iron for the temporary…

"An abutment for one end of the shore, the other end of which is firmly fixed in the ground."—Finley, 1917

Shoring

"An abutment for one end of the shore, the other end of which is firmly fixed in the ground."—Finley,…

An imbrcated turtle on land.

Imbricated turtle

An imbrcated turtle on land.

Norsemen landing on the coast of Greenland.

Vikings

Norsemen landing on the coast of Greenland.