The Pescadore lalands afford the best anchorage in this part of Japan.
It commands a fine harbour, affording safe anchorage for the greater part of the year.
Long and anchorage in six fathoms. A considerable trade is done.
The streams are only mountain torrents to within a few miles of the coast; the mouth of the Khwa forms a good anchorage for vessels of from 9 to io ft.
There is good anchorage between Barry and Sully islands.
The anchorage is fairly protected from the sea, but the depth of water is only 3 to 4 fathoms. The channel between the island on Diu and the mainland is navigable only by fishing boats and small craft.
The bay, with excellent anchorage, is a picturesque inlet some 2 2 m.
The Central Lunatic Asylum at Anchorage, founded in 1869 as a house of refuge for young criminals, became an asylum in 1873.
It consists of an anchorage, land-locked by islands or sand-banks, and with two fair channels navigable towards the land.
Von Spee had come from Mas-a-Fuera, the last anchorage in his long Pacific trip. On Oct.
Of the existing one; its protected anchorage is 552 acres and the cost was more than $2,090,000.
There is good anchorage outside the Victoria basin under the lee of the breakwater, and since 1904 the foreshore east of the south pier has been reclaimed and additional wharfage provided.
There is excellent anchorage, and a pier Boo ft.
As the prevailing winds are westerly, the safest anchorage is on the north-east.
For suspension bridges the abutment forming the anchorage must be so designed as to be thoroughly stable under the greatest pull which the chains can exert.
There is also good anchorage in the roads leading from the Wash to the docks.
The capitan pasha left his anchorage in the Gulf of Patras with his fleet in a single line, without reserve or advance-guard.
2 Port Lloyd, the chief anchorage (situated on Peel Island), is considered by Commodore Perry - who visited the islands in 1853 and strongly urged the establishment of a United States coaling station there - to have been formerly the crater of a volcano from which the surrounding hills were thrown up, the entrance to the harbour being a fissure through which lava used to pour into the sea.
Port Louis, formerly the seat of government, is at the head of Berkeley Sound, but the anchorage there having been found rather too exposed, about the year 1844 a town was laid out, and the necessary public buildings were erected on Stanley Harbour, a sheltered recess within Port William.
Of anchorage, but the wharf line, for lack of early reservation, is not so large as it might and should have been.
Towards the mainland the water shoals, and the best anchorage is under the lee of the island.
Of such probably are the toxins and antitoxins of certain infections, which, anchoring themselves not by any means indiscriminately, but to particular and concerted molecules, by such anchorage antagonize them or turn them to favourable or unfavourable issues.
The Santa and Nepena valleys are separated by a desert 8 leagues in width, on the shores of which there is a good anchorage in the bay of Ferrol, where the port of Chimbote is the terminus of a railway.
The receiving-dock and the anchorage for torpedo boats, with its wide landing-stage, form dependencies.
In its present form the Mare Piccolo provides a well-sheltered anchorage, 36 ft.
A breakwater was therefore planned on the Monarch shoal, to double the available anchorage area and increase the frontage of deep-water wharves available in all weathers.
Meanwhile, against Mustapha's better judgment, Piali induced the council of war to attack St Elmo, in order to open the way for his fleet to an anchorage, safe in all weathers, in Marsamuscetto harbour.
Formerly the only anchorage at Sfax was 2 m.
He took up an anchorage at Schooneveld and stood on his guard.
Though small, the harbour is one of the best and safest on the coast, as no river flows into it to fill its anchorage with silt.
Vera Cruz is an open anchorage inside a series of reefs which afford no protection to vessels from the " northers."
In the spring of 1781 the bailli de Suffren was sent to the East with a small squadron; on his way he fell upon a British force which had been sent to take the Cape from the Dutch, and which he found in the Portuguese anchorage of Porto Praya, on the 16th of April.
The aridity of the soil and the bad anchorage prevent a permanent settlement.
The entrance is easy and safe, and the harbour affords secure anchorage for large vessels, with deep water alongside the iron railway wharf.
The east coast, from Cape Shiriya (Shiriyazaki) in the north, to Cape Inuboye (Inuboes4ki) near Tokyo Bay, though abounding in small indentations, has only two large bays, those of Sendai and Matsushima; but southward from Tokyo Bay to Cape Satta (Satanomisaki) in KiOshi there are many capacious inlets which offer excellent anchorage, as the Gulf of Sagami (Sagaminada), the Bays of Suruga (Surugawan), lie (Isenumi) and Osaka, the Ku Channel, the Gulf of Tosa (Tosonada), &c., Opening into both the Pacific and the Sea of Japan and separating Shikoku and KiQshi from the main island as well as from each other, is the celebrated Inland Sea, one of the most picturesque sheets of water in the world.
There is good anchorage throughout the entire channel separating the island from the mainland, except in the Ly-ee-mun Pass, where the water is deep; the best anchorage is in Hong-Kong roads, in front of Victoria, where, over good holding ground, the depth is 5 to 9 fathoms. The inner anchorage of Victoria Bay, about a m.
It was determined in the first place to take a tower on Cape Mortella which commanded the only secure anchorage in the Gulf of San Fiorenzo.
It has an area of upwards of eight acres, is easy of access, and affords anchorage for vessels of every size.
The conveniently situated islands of Tenedos and Lemnos (the latter offering the immense landlocked haven of Mudros as an anchorage) were occupied to serve as naval bases, and on Feb.
Of the mouth of the Tugela there is, however, fairly safe anchorage, except in S.S.W.
Formerly a point of anchorage for small vessels, it was made a free market in 1699.
Chemical, physiological and pathological research is exploring the secret of these more refined kinds of "anchorage" of molecules.