We paddled vigorously until lunchtime, when we found a sandbar in the middle of the river.
In 1895, as a fifteen year old, he had experienced firsthand the rugged conditions of the outback when marooned for a month on a sandbar in the Victoria River in the Northern Territory.
The most promising spot he found was a mile-long sandbar near Cape Disappointment, at the ship-eating mouth of the Columbia River, which separates Oregon from Washington.
Where there is now a sandbar , there should be a river.
The ship had ran aground on a sandbar at the mouth of the inlet.
On October 21st a sandbar at the mouth of a river just south of Dulag was surveyed for possible removal by explosives but was judged to be an impractical project.
We stash our kayaks on a different sandbar and start sloshing up a narrow slot canyon running with 98-degree water.
They also provide considerable information about the river itself, its sandbars and islands, as well as the plants and timber on its banks.
He also had a ship built in Scotland, especially for crossing the sandbars of the mouth.
Mafia is the largest island in this archipelago, which is made up of many smaller islands atolls and tidal sandbars .