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A Coruña (is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. It is the second most populated city in the autonomous community and seventeenth overall in the country. The city is the provincial capital of the province of the same name, having also served as political capital of the Kingdom of Galicia from the 16th to the 19th centuries, and as a regional administrative centre between 1833 and 1982, before being replaced by Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña is a busy port located on a promontory in the Golfo Ártabro, a large gulf on the Atlantic Ocean. It provides a distribution point for agricultural goods from the region.
The Aber Wrac'h is a small village and port located on the river Wrac'h in the commune of Landéda in the department of Finistère in France, located in Brittany.
The Algarve (from الغرب "the west") is the southernmost region of continental Portugal.
The Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalfitana) is a stretch of coastline on the northern coast of the Salerno Gulf on the Tyrrhenian Sea, located in the Province of Salerno of southern Italy.
Andalusia (Andalucía) is an autonomous community in southern Spain.
Ares (Ἄρης, Áres) is the Greek god of war.
Arnuero (Arnueru in Cantabrian) is a municipality in the province and autonomous community of Cantabria, northern Spain.
Asturias (Asturies; Asturias), officially the Principality of Asturias (Principado de Asturias; Principáu d'Asturies), is an autonomous community in north-west Spain.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
The Aveiro lagoon (Ria de Aveiro) is a lagoon in Portugal.
Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal.
Avilés is a city in Asturias, Spain.
Bahía Blanca (English: White Bay) is a city in the southwest of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, by the Atlantic Ocean, and is the seat of government of Bahía Blanca Partido.
Bantry Bay (Cuan Baoi / Inbhear na mBárc / Bádh Bheanntraighe) is a bay located in County Cork, Ireland.
The Basque Country (Euskadi; País Vasco; Pays Basque), officially the Basque Autonomous Community (Euskal Autonomia Erkidegoa, EAE; Comunidad Autónoma Vasca, CAV) is an autonomous community in northern Spain.
The Bay of Kotor (Montenegrin: Бока Которска, Boka Kotorska); Bocche di Cattaro), known simply as Boka ("the Bay"), is the name of the winding bay of the Adriatic Sea in southwestern Montenegro and the region of Montenegro concentrated around the bay. The bay has been inhabited since antiquity. Its well-preserved medieval towns of Kotor, Risan, Tivat, Perast, Prčanj and Herceg Novi, along with their natural surroundings, are major tourist attractions. Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor has been a World Heritage Site since 1979. Its numerous Orthodox and Catholic churches and monasteries make it a major pilgrimage site.
The Bay of Santander is both a comarca of Cantabria and the largest estuary on the North coast of Spain, with an extension of 22.42 km² 9 km long and 5 km wide.
Betanzos is a municipality in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña.
Boo (Asturian and official name: Bo) is one of 18 parish (administrative division) in Aller, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.
The Cadagua or Kadagua River drains the Biscayan area of Encartaciones, from the Castilian valley of Mena to Barakaldo and Bilbao, where it forms the border between these municipalities and ends at the Estuary of Bilbao.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Campania is a region in Southern Italy.
Cantabria is a historic Spanish community and autonomous community with Santander as its capital city.
Cedeira is a municipality in the province of A Coruña in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain.
Cee is a municipality of northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia.
The Charleston Harbor is an inlet (8 sq mi/20.7 km²) of the Atlantic Ocean at Charleston, South Carolina.
Charlottetown (Baile Sheàrlot) is the capital and largest city of the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island, and the county seat of Queens County.
The Chesapeake Bay is an estuary in the U.S. states of Maryland and Virginia.
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge–Tunnel (CBBT) is a bridge–tunnel crossing at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, the Hampton Roads harbor, and nearby mouths of the James and Elizabeth Rivers in the American state of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Corcubión, or Corcubiom in the AGAL orthography of the Galician language, is a municipality of northwestern Spain in the Province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia.
Cornwall (Kernow) is a county in South West England in the United Kingdom.
Country rock is a geological term meaning the rock native to an area.
Dædalus is a peer-reviewed academic journal founded in 1955 as a replacement for the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the volume and numbering system of which it continues.
Delaware Bay is the estuary outlet of the Delaware River on the Northeast seaboard of the United States.
Deseado River is a river in the Argentine province of Santa Cruz.
Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.
Essex is a county in the East of England.
An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
The Estuary of Bilbao (Spanish: Ría de Bilbao / Basque: Bilboko Itsasadarra) lies at the common mouth of the rivers Nervion, Ibaizabal and Cadagua, that drain most of Biscay and part of Alava in the Basque Country, Spain.
Ferrol (In the neighbourhood of Strabo's Cape Nerium, modern day Cape Prior), is a city in the Province of A Coruña in Galicia, on the Atlantic coast in north-western Spain.
Firth is a word in the Scots and English languages used to denote various coastal waters in Scotland and even a strait.
Geologically, a fjord or fiord is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs, created by a glacier.
Foz is a town and municipality in A Mariña country in the Galician province of Lugo.
Furore is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.
Galicia (Galician: Galicia, Galiza; Galicia; Galiza) is an autonomous community of Spain and historic nationality under Spanish law.
Galician (galego) is an Indo-European language of the Western Ibero-Romance branch.
The Georges River, formerly known as Tucoerah River, is an intermediate tide dominated drowned valley estuary, located to the south and west of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.
The Grand Harbour (il-Port il-Kbir), also known as the Port of Valletta, is a natural harbour on the island of Malta.
Grays Harbor is an estuarine bay located north of the mouth of the Columbia River, on the southwest Pacific coast of Washington state, in the United States of America.
Guangdong is a province in South China, located on the South China Sea coast.
The Helford River (Dowr Mahonyer) is a ria (flooded river valley) in Cornwall, England, fed by small streams into its many creeks.
The Hokianga is an area surrounding the Hokianga Harbour, also known as the Hokianga River, a long estuarine drowned valley on the west coast in the north of the North Island of New Zealand.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
Huelva is a city in southwestern Spain, the capital of the province of Huelva in the autonomous region of Andalusia.
The Ibaizabal river (wide river in Basque) drains southeastern Biscay to the Estuary of Bilbao.
An ice age is a period of long-term reduction in the temperature of Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers.
Indian River Bay is a body of water in Sussex County, Delaware.
An inlet is an indentation of a shoreline, usually long and narrow, such as a small bay or arm, that often leads to an enclosed body of salt water, such as a sound, bay, lagoon, or marsh.
Isostasy (Greek ''ísos'' "equal", ''stásis'' "standstill") is the state of gravitational equilibrium between Earth's crust and mantle such that the crust "floats" at an elevation that depends on its thickness and density.
Kaipara Harbour is a large enclosed harbour estuary complex on the north western side of the North Island of New Zealand.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
Kilindini Harbour is a large, natural deep-water inlet extending inland from Mombasa, Kenya.
The Kimberley is the northernmost of the nine regions of Western Australia.
The Kingsbridge Estuary (also, erroneously, known as the 'Salcombe Estuary') is a ria located in the South Hams area of Devon, England, running from Kingsbridge in the north to its mouth at the English Channel near Salcombe.
The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula of Eurasia located in East Asia.
A lagoon is a shallow body of water separated from a larger body of water by barrier islands or reefs.
The Lim bay and valley is a peculiar geographic feature found near Rovinj and Vrsar on the western coast of Istria, south of Poreč, Croatia.
This is a list of waterways, defined as navigable rivers, canals, estuaries, lakes, or firths.
Llanes (the Concejo de Llanes, Conceyu de Llanes in Asturian language) is a municipality of the province of Asturias, in northern Spain.
Loch is the Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Scots word for a lake or for a sea inlet.
The Marlborough Sounds are an extensive network of sea-drowned valleys at the northern end of the South Island of New Zealand.
Marsamxett Harbour, historically also referred to as Marsamuscetto, is a natural harbour on the island of Malta.
The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.
Milford Haven Waterway (Welsh: Dyfrffordd Aberdaugleddau) is a natural harbour in Pembrokeshire, West Wales.
Muros is a municipality in the Spanish province of A Coruña in the autonomous community of Galicia.
Narragansett Bay is a bay and estuary on the north side of Rhode Island Sound covering 147 mi2 (380 km2), 120.5 mi2 (312 km2) in Rhode Island.
The Navia is a river in northern Spain flowing South to North from Galicia into the Autonomous Community of Asturias.
The Nervión river (Nerbioi) runs through the city of Bilbao, Spain into the Cantabrian Sea (Bay of Biscay).
New York Harbor, part of the Port of New York and New Jersey, is at the mouth of the Hudson River where it empties into New York Bay and into the Atlantic Ocean at the East Coast of the United States.
Noia is a town and municipality in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain.
The North Island (Māori: Te Ika-a-Māui) is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, separated from the slightly larger but much less populous South Island by Cook Strait.
O Barqueiro (also Port of El Barquero) is a parish and a port belonging to the city council of Mañón in Ferrolterra in North-western Spain in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia.
The Odiel (Río Odiel) is a river in the Atlantic basin in southern Spain, more precisely in the province of Huelva, Andalusia.
The Ombla is a short river in Croatia, northeast of Dubrovnik.
Oro Province, formerly (and officially still) Northern Province, is a coastal province of Papua New Guinea.
Ortigueira is a seaport and municipality in the province of A Coruña the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain.
The Pas River is located in the region of Cantabria in the northern part of Spain.
Patagonia is a sparsely populated region located at the southern end of South America, shared by Argentina and Chile.
Pembrokeshire (or; Sir Benfro) is a county in the southwest of Wales.
Plymouth Sound, or locally just The Sound, is a bay on the English Channel at Plymouth in England.
Pontevedra is a Spanish city in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula.
Poole Harbour is a large natural harbour in Dorset, southern England, with the town of Poole on its shores.
Port Hacking (Aboriginal Tharawal language: Deeban), an open youthful tide dominated, drowned valley estuary, is located in southern Sydney, New South Wales, Australia approximately south of Sydney central business district.
Port Jackson, consisting of the waters of Sydney Harbour, Middle Harbour, North Harbour and the Lane Cove and Parramatta Rivers, is the ria or natural harbour of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Western Romance language originating from the regions of Galicia and northern Portugal in the 9th century.
Prince Edward Island (PEI or P.E.I.; Île-du-Prince-Édouard) is a province of Canada consisting of the island of the same name, and several much smaller islands.
The Ría de Arousa is a ria, a saline estuary, that forms a firth situated on Galicia, Spain.
Rías Altas (also called "Upper Rias") is the northernmost of three sections of A Costa do Marisco (the Seafood Coast) in Galicia, Spain.
The Rías Baixas (Galician for "Lower Rias") (Spanish Rías Bajas)are a series of four estuarine inlets located on the southwestern coast of Galicia, Spain.
The Ria Formosa lagoon, located in the Algarve, in southern Portugal, is a system of barrier islands that communicates with the sea through six inlets.
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia.
Ribadesella (Asturian: Ribesella) is a small (84 km2) municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain.
The Río Tinto (red river) is a river in southwestern Spain that rises in the Sierra Morena mountains of Andalusia.
The River Blackwater is a river in Essex, England.
The River Camel (Dowr Kammel, meaning crooked river) is a river in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
The River Crouch is a small river that flows entirely through the English county of Essex.
The River Dart is a river in Devon, England which rises high on Dartmoor, and releases to the sea at Dartmouth.
The River Exe in England rises at Exe Head, near the village of Simonsbath, on Exmoor in Somerset, from the Bristol Channel coast, but flows more or less directly due south, so that most of its length lies in Devon.
The River Fal (Dowr Fala) flows through Cornwall, England, rising at Pentevale on Goss Moor (between St. Columb and Roche) and reaching the English Channel at Falmouth.
The River Fowey (Fowi) is a river in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
The River Loughor (Afon Llwchwr) is a river in Wales which marks the border between Carmarthenshire and Swansea.
The River Severn (Afon Hafren, Sabrina) is a river in the United Kingdom.
The River Taw rises at Taw Head, a spring on the central northern flanks of Dartmoor, crosses north Devon and close to the sea at the town of Barnstaple, formerly a significant port, empties into Bideford Bay in the Bristol Channel having formed a large estuary of wide meanders which at its western extreme is joined by the estuary of the Torridge.
The River Teign or is a river in the county of Devon, England.
The River Tywi (Afon Tywi) or Towy is the longest river flowing entirely within Wales.
The roadstead of Brest (rade de Brest) is a roadstead or bay located in the Finistère department in Brittany in northwestern France.
San Francisco Bay is a shallow estuary in the US state of California.
San Vicente de la Barquera is a municipality of Cantabria in northern Spain.
The is a coastal region on the Pacific Ocean, extending from southern Aomori prefecture, through Iwate prefecture and northern Miyagi prefecture in northeastern Honshū, which is Japan's main island.
Santa Cruz is a province of Argentina, located in the southern part of the country, in Patagonia.
The seismicity of the Sanriku coast identifies and describes the seismic activity of an area of Japan.
Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.
is a city in Mie Prefecture, Japan.
The South Island (Māori: Te Waipounamu) is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the smaller but more populous North Island.
Southampton Water is a tidal estuary north of the Solent and the Isle of Wight in England.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
Submergent coastlines are stretches along the coast that have been inundated by the sea by a relative rise in sea levels from either isostacy or eustacy.
The Swan River is a river in the south west of Western Australia.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The Geographical Journal is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers).
A tsunami (from 津波, "harbour wave"; English pronunciation) or tidal wave, also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake.
Tufi is a town located on the south eastern peninsula of Cape Nelson, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea.
A valley is a low area between hills or mountains often with a river running through it.
Vigo is a city and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, northwest Spain on the Atlantic Ocean.
Villaviciosa is a town and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias, Spain.
Viveiro is a town and municipality in the province of Lugo, in the northwestern Galician autonomous community of Spain.
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
The West Coast or Pacific Coast is the coastline along which the contiguous Western United States meets the North Pacific Ocean.
Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia.
Willapa Bay is a bay located on the southwest Pacific coast of Washington state in the United States.
The was a magnitude 9.0–9.1 (Mw) undersea megathrust earthquake off the coast of Japan that occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on Friday 11 March 2011, with the epicentre approximately east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tōhoku and the hypocenter at an underwater depth of approximately.