The old sailor must be abandoned to his fate, just as he had been left upon the sandspit.
They had already passed the neck of the sandspit where it was lowest.
Aigrettes and birds of paradise fly on all sides and every hour reveals a hideous crocodile sunning himself on a sandspit.
Morning would see all snow-hidden, including the huts of the four remaining natives on the sandspit between the river and the sea.
They knew that they were following the crest of the sandspit.
The sandspit and the little water-meadow stood forth unshadowed 147 in the spectral glare.
The sandspit did not project perpendicularly from the line of the coast, but in a diagonal direction.
The outfits were piled on a sandspit about a mile below the trading posts of Healy and Wilson.
Grey slipped off silently, doubling the sandspit point of the island in order to have the unmenaced north beach for his speedway.
The current might set against the sandspit which crossed its course, and if so, he might be washed on shore.