Translation of sandbank in Spanish:

sandbank

banco de arena, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsæn(d)ˌbæŋk//ˈsan(d)baŋk/

noun

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    banco de arena masculine
    • The deep channel often had a strong current but we still persevered (maybe a little recklessly) and swam out to the sandbanks to join the seals who basked there.
    • But the facts were that he alleged that Council was negligent because they had placed the flags at a location that was inappropriate, because there were sandbanks there.
    • Shoal water is an area made shallow by a sandbank or sandbar.
    • Fifty miles southwest of the town on a tiny island in the delta, lies the Adziogol Lighthouse, an important beacon for ships navigating the tangle of sandbanks.
    • In fact, many people, including myself, don't know how the sandbank in the area was created, and about its great influence upon the geology and tidal patterns of the region.
    • For centuries the efforts of man and nature have created a series of shifting offshore sandbanks and coastal dunes.
    • His body was found yesterday morning by his son-in-law in an area of sandbanks and mud flats about a mile from the high water mark at Bardsea, near Ulverston.
    • Above the direct destruction, enormous quantities of mud was moved by floodwaters and landslides, entire hilltops changing places, and rivers changing course, shifting sandbanks.
    • Afterwards they allowed us to sling our hammocks in one of their thatched shelters while they all went down to sleep on sandbanks by the river.
    • They were rammed up against rows of oak posts - first found during earlier excavations in 1981-which once formed either a jetty, or a causeway to a sandbank in the middle of the river.
    • Natural deterrents against sea erosion (mangroves, sandbanks, reefs etc.) have been depleted to such extents that their revival cannot be considered a viable plan to counter sea disasters.
    • For a moment, I envisage us grating across a coral reef, or running aground on a sandbank.
    • The new hovercraft, designed to be used on mud and sandbanks as well as shallow water, was unveiled at the RNLI lifeboat station in Morecambe, Lancashire.
    • The ships could not hang about off the treacherous sandbanks of the river mouth in winds from that quarter.
    • I know now, that the place names in shipping forecasts are usually sandbanks, river estuaries, and those types of things.
    • The sandbank area could accommodate up to 200 turbine bases, and the construction project will create an anticipated 420 new jobs.
    • If it had been caught in a strong gust it could have been driven onto one of the sandbanks.
    • He claims the construction of a pier led directly to the formation to the sandbank in a designated safe swimming area.
    • The remains of the boat have been submerged in a sandbank in the Princes Channel area of the estuary, 15 miles from Shoebury, since the 1570s.
    • And when ‘idiots’ came driving by in 4-wheel drives, the waves they created could splash into the home but for the sandbanks he laid in front of the door.