How to use Deep water in a sentence
In many cases a still heavier type is used for the first mile or two from shore, and several intermediate types are often introduced, tapering gradually to the thin deep-water type.
The Sicilian-Ionian basin has a mean depth of 885 fathoms, and the Levant basin, 793 fathoms. Deep water is found close up to the coast of Sicily, Greece, Crete and the edge of the African plateau.
The mean depth over this ridge is about 250 fathoms, and the maximum depth nowhere reaches 500 fathoms. The main basin of the Atlantic is thus cut off from the Arctic basin, with which the area north of the ridge has complete deep-water communication.
On both sides of the central ridge deep troughs extend southwards from the Telegraph plateau to the Southern Ocean, the deep water coming close to the land all the way down on both sides.
The group has submarine connexion, under relatively shallow sea, with the Timorlaut group to the south-west and the chain of islands extending north-west towards Ceram; deep water separates it on the east from the Aru Islands and on the west from the inner islands of the Banda Sea.Advertisement
Eastward as far as Cape Morris Jesup there are precipitous headlands and islands, as elsewhere, with deep water close inshore.
Folkestone inner harbour is dry at low water, but there is a deep water pier for use at low tide by the Channel steamers, by which not only the passenger traffic, but also a large general trade are carried on.
This province, which skirts the Persian Gulf from the mouth of the Euphrates to the frontiers of Oman, is low and hot; its shores are flat, and with the exception of Kuwet at the north-west corner of the gulf, it possesses no deep water port.
A railway owned by the London & NorthWestern company connects Newry with the deep-water harbour at Greenore; and there is an electric railway to Bessbrook in Co.
The Bay of Hakodate, an inlet of Tsugaru Strait, is completely land-locked, easy of access and spacious, with deep water almost up to the shore, and good holding-ground.Advertisement
The particular site of Immingham was chosen because the deep-water channel of the Humber, which lower down runs midway between the shores, here makes an inward sweep and leads right to the dock gates, thus obviating much initial dredging, providing ingress and egress at any state of the tide, and rendering the towage of the vessels unnecessary.
The entrance is easy and safe, and the harbour affords secure anchorage for large vessels, with deep water alongside the iron railway wharf.
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.
In deep water there is a regular process of solution of.
When these processes continue for a long time in deep water shut off from free circulation so that it does not become aerated by contact with the atmosphere the water becomes unfit to support the life of fishes, and when the accumulation of putrefying organic matter gives rise to sulphuretted hydrogen as in the Black Sea below 125 fathoms, life, other than bacterial, is impossible.Advertisement
In deep water the closing mechanism is usually actuated by a screw propeller which begins to work when the line is being hauled in and can be set so as to close the waterbottle in a very few fathoms. A small but heavy water-bottle has been devised by Martin Knudsen, provided with a pressure gauge or bathometer, by which samples may be collected from any moderate depth down to about roc fathoms, on board a vessel going at full speed.
All thermometers sunk into deep water must be protected against the enormous pressure to which they are exposed.
Modern oceanography has found means to calculate quantitatively the circulatory movements produced by wind and the distribution of temperature and salinity not only at the surface but in deep water.
From a study of remains of the mollusca, brachiopoda and other marine organisms they will determine the shallow water (littoral) and deep water (abyssal) regions of the surrounding oceans, and the clear or muddy, salt, brackish or fresh character of its inland and marginal seas; and even the physical conditions of the open sea at the time will be ascertained.
The commercial quays are built in deep water and permit the mooring alongside of the largest vessels.Advertisement
With the completion of these improvements the water-front of the city will consist entirely of deep-water walls from Botafogo to the Ponta do Caju, with the exception of a short section between the Ponta do Calabougo and the Avenida Central.
Timor lies in deep water a little to the west of the hundred fathom line, which marks in this direction the proper limit of the shallow Arafura Sea, extending between it and northern Australia.
Owing to the deep water between Timor and the Arafura Sea, the fauna of Timor presents scarcely any Australian types beyond a marsupial cuscus.
All these rivers have high falls not far from Lake Superior, and Kakebeka Falls on the Kaministiquia supplies power to the twin cities of Fort William and Port Arthur, while the deep water of its mouth makes the great shipping port for western wheat during the summer.
There is a harbour, only accessible to small vessels; the roadstead outside is safe and has deep water a mile to the east of the fortress.Advertisement
The exports of the province are almost wholly transported on these rivers, and are shipped either at Guayaquil, or at Puna, its deep-water port, 62 in.
The east coast of Korea is steep and rock-bound, with deep water and a tidal rise and fall of 1 to 2 ft.
Willemoes Suhm, which makes up for its vanished eyes by its extraordinarily elongate and dentated claws; in Psalidopus huxleyi, Wood-Mason and Alcock (1892), bristling with spikes from head to tail; in the Nematocarcinidae, with their long thread-like limbs and longer antennae; in species of Aristaeopsis reported by Chun from deep water off the east coast of Africa, bright red prawns nearly a foot long, with antennae about five times the length of the body.
Owing to its situation at the head of deep water navigation on the Mississippi, Memphis has become a leading commercial city of the southern states; its trade in cotton, lumber, groceries, mules and horses is especially large.
In this case the deep water round the Dogger Bank acts as a barrier to the emigration of the small plaice from the shores.
Deep-water craft can go directly to docks within a short distance of their sources of supply, around the bay.
Now it is shown in hydrodynamics that she velocity of propagation of waves in deep water is that acquired by a heavy body falling through half the radius of the circle whose circumference is the wave-length, or _ f_X _ ga 27rT 'I ' v2- 2r 2r pn This velocity is a minimum when X=2.7r gp' and the minimum value is v= 4 - p g For waves whose length from crest to crest is greater than X, the principal force concerned in the motion is that of gravitation.
The only deep water terminals of the state are Jersey City and Hoboken.
It has accommodation for a large fleet with deep water close inshore, but the arid nature of the country caused it to be neglected by the early navigators, and with the growth of Cape Town Saldanha Bay was rarely visited.
It occurs also in the Atlantic off the north-west of Africa, and recently it has been dredged in deep water off the west of Ireland.
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.
Off its western shore opens Passamaquoddy Bay, a magnificent sheet of deep water with good anchorage, receiving the waters of the St Croix river and forming part of the boundary between New Brunswick and the state of Maine.
The coral reefs fringing the coast are here broken by a straight channel with deep water giving access to the harbour, which consists of a series of natural channels and basins.
Among the rocks of the continents nothing exactly the same as this remarkable deposit is known to occur, though fine dark clays, with manganese nodules, are found in many localities, accompanied by other rocks which indicate deep-water conditions of deposit.
It is unique, however, among the great promontories of the south coast of England, the accretion of gravel banks falling into deep water contrasting with the cliff-bound headlands of the North Foreland, Beachy Head and the Lizard, and with the low eroded Selsey Bill, off which the sea is shallow.
In addition, there are direct rail connections to the deep-water berths in King George Dock.
Deep-water corals such as Lophelia pertusa live in the cold, dark waters of the Atlantic, the Darwin Mounds are 1,000 meters down.
Crannogs are mainly sited in 0-5 meters of water on underwater land shelves which stretch out from the shore to deep water drop-offs.
And I discovered that the fetal position is not a good fallback when you're all alone in deep water.
This is the most specialized deep-water fishery on the deeper parts of the slope to the west of the British Isles.
Large grouper and snapper tend to hang out in the crack among black coral and deep water gorgonian.
They were also able to confirm the identity of this deep water northern species that is a rare discovery in the English Channel.
Perform a feet first and a head first surface dive wearing T-shirt, long sleeved jumper or sweat shirt while in deep water.
Clear, deep water not far offshore, which is warm enough to make two-hour decompression schedules bearable.
The deep water pegs on the long bank have also fished well with pegs on the long bank have also fished well with pegs 26 28 producing some good bream bags to 80lb.
Today I slipped out early, chose my spot, drew the pentacle over a sandy bank above deep water.
The fields are combination traps contained in Paleogene deep-water sandstone reservoirs.
This allowed the Atlantic Ocean to become more salty, resulting in more deep water being formed in the Nordic Seas.
These results also are consistent with the results from the assessment of deep-water sharks.
This reef is the site of several historic shipwrecks; however, the dive takes place on the deep water side along the wall.
During daytime, herring shoals remain close to the sea bottom or in deep water.
Its eyes were the pale turquoise of sand under deep water.
Associated with this dock was the construction of adjacent deep-water wharf walls, together with the great 160-ton crane.
Aime estimated this depth at 150-200 fathoms, while the observations of the Austrian expedition in the eastern Mediterranean found it to be from 200 to nearly 400 fathoms. In the Red Sea, where a similar seasonal change occurs, the depth to which the surface layer warms up is about 275 fathoms. The great difference in salinity between the surface and the deep water excludes the possibility of effective convection in the seas of northern Europe, and in the open ocean the currents which are felt everywhere, and especially those with a vertical component, must exercise a very disturbing influence on convection.
We splashed and jumped and waded in the deep water.
Sometimes it would come floating up to the shore; but when you went toward it, it would go back into deep water and disappear.
Cape becomes bar, and plain shoal, and valley and gorge deep water and channel.
This difference of three and a half degrees between the temperature of the deep water and the shallow in the latter pond, and the fact that a great proportion of it is comparatively shallow, show why it should break up so much sooner than Walden.
The temperature and salinity differences between the deep water in the Arctic and the warmer tropics drive a southward flow of deep water.
These small mounds and their coral growths are particularly vulnerable to the heavy trawling gear used in deep water.
Wetlands are transitional areas between deep water and drained uplands that provide home and shelter to fish, shellfish and migrating bird populations.
You don't want to forget the light blue-sky colors or the Mediterranean Sea colors that range from aqua to deep-water blues.
Breaking Dawn "Forever," he agreed, and then pulled us into deep water.
It is of great vigour, delighting in deep water and flowering early in the season, but not in the autumn.
Air pump - An aquarium air pump is used with the deep water culture or reservoir method of hydroponic growing, where the plant roots actually sit in the liquid nutrient solution.
In a heavy downpour, do not attempt to drive through streams or deep water running over the roadway.
They offer deep blue for deep water and shallow blue for--you guessed it--shallow water.
Avoid deep water or wave attractions for at least 30 minutes after eating to minimize cramping or nausea.
Rarely do they involve nonswimmers accidentally entering deep water.
Near-drownings can occur in shallow as well as deep water.
This is perfect for anyone who wants to get the benefits of deep water running,but does not have deep-water swimming skills.
Noodles can be used for deep-water buoyancy.
An aqua-jogging belt can be used to provide buoyancy in deep water and aqua-jogging shoes can be worn for jogging in the shallow end of the pool.
You can place an aquatic noodle under your shoulder blades to enable buoyancy in deep water walking.
The southern coast in particular is deeply indented; and there two bold peninsulas, extending for several miles into the sea, form two capacious natural harbours, namely, Deep Water Bay, with the village of Stanley to the east, and Tytam Bay, which has a safe, well-protected entrance showing a depth of 10 to 16 fathoms. An in-shore island on the west coast, called Aberdeen, or Taplishan, affords protection to the Shekpywan or Aberdeen harbour, an inlet provided with a granite graving dock, the caisson gate of which is 60 ft.