coastline

noun
ADJECTIVE
long
beautiful, spectacular
rocky, rugged, wild
Atlantic, Mediterranean, etc.
unspoiled
… OF COASTLINE
stretch

long stretches of unspoilt coastline

VERB + COASTLINE
follow

The road follows the Pacific coastline.

COASTLINE + VERB
stretch

The coastline stretches for miles.

erode
PREPOSITION
along a/the coastline

They sailed along the rugged coastline.

around a/the coastline, round a/the coastline (esp. BrE)

They're sailing around the Atlantic coastline of Florida

off a/the coastline

They fish off the Wanganui coastline.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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