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Jetty The term 'Jetty' as it applies to the area of coastlines can be defined as ' (1) on open seacoasts, a structure extending into a body of water to direct and confine the stream or tidal flow to a selected channel, or to prevent shoaling. jetties are built at the mouth of a river or entrance to a bay to help deepen and stabilize a channel and facilitate navigation. (2) (smp) a structure usually projecting out into the sea at the mouth of a river for the purpose of protecting a navigational channel, a harbor or to influence water currents'.
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