An indentation in the shoreline forming an open bay.
an area of water protected by land forming a bay such as Maumee Bay.
A small bay or any small semi-enclosed coastal water body whose opening to a larger body of water is restricted. In Buzzards Bay there are over 30 major embayments in the form of harbors, coves, coastal lagoons (or salt pond), and river mouths.
A small bay with a wide opening such as Deception, Bramble and Waterloo Bay
A low area of coastal land.
indentations in a landscape (e.g., a bay), or curved indentations in a group of exposed rocks or crystals
A coastal indentation (or bedrock valley) which has been submerged by rising sea-level, and has not been significantly infilled by sediment. Also: Drowned River Valley
drowned tributary mouths inundated by backwaters. In this plan, embayments can be thought of as "displaced wetlands" formed by impoundment of the Ohio River.
small, deep, backwater typically at the mouth of a temporary or intermittent stream
An indentation in a shoreline forming an open bay.
formation of a bay
Indentation of bank or shore, particularly by progressive erosion.
Forming into a bay or a formation resembling a bay.
A large indentation of a shoreline, bigger than a cove but smaller than a gulf.