[b-hebrew] The islands

VC vadim_lv at center-tv.net
Wed Jun 9 02:29:47 EDT 2004

Dear Karl,

To begin with, I stated beforehand that sand accretions is not an area of my
expertise. Nor, I believe, it is of yours. I know of beaches in Israel and
Egypt eroding, never of them increasing. That's all my statement.


Vadim Cherny

> Don't show your ignorance. The sea is constantly taking sand and silt from
one place and adding it to others. That is why people around here hire
dredges to take sand and silt from places where the sea constantly adds to
the land, and puts it in places where the sea takes it away. Yes, I live on
a coastline, too.
> So it makes perfect sense that a causeway built by Alexander the Great and
his army, by blocking the normal flow of water, would contribute to filling
in the land between the island and mainland.
> Karl W. Randolph.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "VC" <vadim_lv at center-tv.net>
> >
> >
> > > Actually, Vadim, until the construction of the Aswan Dam in the
> > the
> > > Levantine coast was regularly supplied with sand and silt, washed in
> > > the Nile. The causeway's being filled in by sand is perfectly
> > I'm not sure, but from my experience of living near the sea, this does
> > seem probable. I doubt seashore increases anywhere.
> >
> > Sincerely,
> >
> > Vadim Cherny
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