Anchorages sentence example

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  • 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.
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  • The coasts are fairly indented, and, protected by these reefs, which often support a chain of green islets, afford many good harbours and safe anchorages.
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  • At the beginning of October 326 B.C. Nearchus left the Indus with his fleet, and the anchorages sought for each night are carefully recorded.
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  • Scapa Flow contains several good anchorages, the best being Longhope in the island of Hoy.
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  • The anchorages on the east coast are Soo, Karenko and Pinan, which do not call for special notice.
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  • A remarkable feature of the Cuban coast is the number of excellent anchorages, roadsteads and harbours.
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  • Besides these there are a number of small indentations, sheltered anchorages formed by islands and reefs like that of Puerto Cabello, and estuaries and also open roadsteads, like those of La Guaira and Carupano, which serve important ports.
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  • The coast of Peru has few protected anchorages, and the headlands are generally abrupt and lofty.
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  • Yezo is not rich in anchorages.
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  • There are good anchorages in the channels between Gozo and Comino, and between Comino and Malta.
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  • On the other hand, suspension bridges require lofty towers and massive anchorages.
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  • The chains pass over lofty piers on which they usually rest on saddles carried by rollers, and are led down on either side to anchorages in rock chambers.
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  • On the east coast of Yucatan there are two deep, well-sheltered bays, Ascension and Espiritu Santo, which afford good anchorages, and at the north end of the island of Cozumel the bay of Santa Maria offers an excellent harbour.
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  • This wind is much dreaded by native mariners as it strikes nearly all the sheltered anchorages.
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  • Lighthouses exist on one of the Quwain group of islands off Ras Musandam and on Tunb I.; light-buoys have been placed at Bushire in the outer and inner anchorages, at Bahrein and on the Shatt al 'Arab bar.
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  • On the north coast there are no harbours; but fairly safe anchorages, even in the north-east winds, are available off Hadibu or under Haulaf, a few miles distant, and at Kallansayia, at the north-west end of the island.
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  • Hampton Roads at the mouth of the James river, which forms the harbour for the leading ports of the state, Norfolk and Newport News, affords one of the best anchorages of the Atlantic coast.
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  • Since the removal of their guano deposits they have become practically worthless, except where they serve to shelter anchorages.
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  • The landings are generally dangerous because of the surf, and the anchorages are unsafe from storms on the unprotected side.
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  • Next follows Moller Bay, between Goose Land and Cape Britvin, with several minor bays affording anchorages.
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  • Casilda (pop. in 1907, 1246) has a landlocked, shallow harbour; but Masio Bay, a trifle farther distant, accommodates larger craft; and there are excellent deep-water anchorages among the quays off the coast.
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  • Vanua Levu is less fertile than Viti Levu; it has good anchorages along its entire southern coast.
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  • Every regulated vessel ensure the vessel is anchored within the limits of designated anchorage areas All parameters for designated anchorages are guidelines only.
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  • At lunch, we have a picnic where we aim to visit a variety of secluded anchorages.
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  • The Florida Keys are known for their spectacular coral reefs, excellent marina facilities and quiet restful anchorages.
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  • Some of the course offered in of many dive anchorages also the daylight.
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  • Deep seated failures would require the use of permanent ground anchorages.
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  • With suspension bridges, you have main cables running between the two anchorages and suspender cables spanning the length of the bridge.
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  • It's transmitted to the towers, as well as to the anchorages on each side.
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  • Through this setup, weight is evenly distributed before being deposited into the ground (by way of the towers and anchorages).
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  • The Golden Gate Bridge has two main cables that rest above its 746-foot tall towers and end in a curve at its two opposing anchorages.
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  • The cables, towers, anchorages, deck and deck truss all work in concert on a suspension bridge.
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  • Its two towers rocket 746 feet into the sky and its two anchorages combine for 60,000 tons.
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