The Pescadore lalands afford the best anchorage in this part of Japan.
The anchorage is good and safe, and the harbour is one of the best on the Pacific coast of South America.
Long and anchorage in six fathoms. A considerable trade is done.
The chief port is named Port Edward; it has good anchorage with a depth of 45 ft.
It commands a fine harbour, affording safe anchorage for the greater part of the year.
Of the existing one; its protected anchorage is 552 acres and the cost was more than $2,090,000.
The aridity of the soil and the bad anchorage prevent a permanent settlement.
And the inner mind of Butler has moral anchorage in the Analogy, quite as much as in the Sermons.
At mean low water, and to construct an anchorage basin (completed in 1906) at Gulfport, 2 m.
Motril itself is a port of the second class, but the anchorage at Calahonda, 4z m.
The anchorage is safe, and the bay full of fish; the harbour has a certain amount of trade.
Formerly the only anchorage at Sfax was 2 m.
The capitan pasha left his anchorage in the Gulf of Patras with his fleet in a single line, without reserve or advance-guard.
The harbour, owing to its fine anchorage, was much in use, but the place was never a separate town, but always dependent on Formiae.
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.
M.), the only completely protected anchorage for large vessels which the island affords.
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 entrance is easy and safe, and the harbour affords secure anchorage for large vessels, with deep water alongside the iron railway wharf.
It consists of an anchorage, land-locked by islands or sand-banks, and with two fair channels navigable towards the land.
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.
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.
He took up an anchorage at Schooneveld and stood on his guard.
Von Spee had come from Mas-a-Fuera, the last anchorage in his long Pacific trip. On Oct.
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.
There is good anchorage between Barry and Sully islands.
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.
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 harbour is enclosed by two stone piers, and there is good anchorage in the bay.
The anchorage at Monrovia is safe, and with some expenditure of money a smooth harbour could be made in front of Grand Basa.
The best anchorage is at San Nicolo, at the middle of the eastern side of the island.
It also ratified Henry's grant of anchorage, keelage and busselage.
Long, and shelters the anchorage from southerly storms. A mole extending from the N.E.
Of the mouth of the Tugela there is, however, fairly safe anchorage, except in S.S.W.
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.
It has an area of upwards of eight acres, is easy of access, and affords anchorage for vessels of every size.
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.
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.
The anchorage in the roadstead is good, but the bay shoals for a long way out, and is exposed to swell from south-west and south.
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.
In January and February 1782 he conquered St Christopher, in spite of the most determined opposition of Hood, who with a much inferior force first drove him from his anchorage at Basseterre, and then repulsed his repeated attacks.
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.
The port is formed by a stone reef running parallel with and a half-mile from the shore line, within which vessels of light draft find a safe anchorage, except from southerly gales.
There are besides many other safe anchorages about the coast, notably Shoal Bay and Kotara Anchorage in the South Andaman; Cadell Bay and the Turtle Islands in the North Andaman; and Outram Harbour and Kwangtung Strait in the archipelago.
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.
The bay, with excellent anchorage, is a picturesque inlet some 2 2 m.
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 attempt Hood made in January 1782 to save them from capture, with 22 ships to 29, was not successful, but the series of bold movements by which he first turned the French out of their anchorage at the Basse Terre of St Kitts, and then beat off the attacks of the enemy, were the most brilliant things done by any British admiral during the war.
Formerly a point of anchorage for small vessels, it was made a free market in 1699.
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.
The Central Lunatic Asylum at Anchorage, founded in 1869 as a house of refuge for young criminals, became an asylum in 1873.
Chinese war-vessels are at liberty to use the anchorage, notwithstanding the lease; and Chinese jurisdiction may continue to be exercised within the walled city of Wei-hai-wei, so far as not inconsistent with military requirements.
Its anchorage was used by Lord Cochrane in 1820 during his attacks on Callao; it was the landing-place of an invading Chilean army in 1838; it was bombarded by the Chileans in 1880; and in 1883 it was the meeting-place of the Chilean and Peruvian commissioners who drew up the treaty of Ancon, which ended the war between Chile and Peru.
The " Endeavour " then coasted northward, and after passing and naming Mount Dromedary, the Pigeon House, Point Upright, Cape St George and Red Point, Botany Bay was discovered on the 28th of April 1770, and as it appeared to offer a suitable anchorage, the " Endeavour " entered the bay and dropped anchor.
The unsuitability of the harbour for modern steamers, the bad anchorage outside and the extension of railways from Smyrna have greatly lessened its former importance as an emporium for west central Anatolia.
Chemical, physiological and pathological research is exploring the secret of these more refined kinds of "anchorage" of molecules.
"Flying Fish," having discovered an anchorage in a bay which he named Flying Fish Cove, landed a party and made a small but interesting collection of the flora and fauna.
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.