The pouch-shaped, landlocked bay is spacious and easy of access.
Although Manila Bay is nearly landlocked, it is so large that in times of strong winds it becomes nearly as turbulent as the open sea, and it was formerly so shallow that vessels drawing more than 16 ft.
It has a large number of landlocked nations without ports to access the international markets, both for imports and exports.
from the sea on a peninsula in the magnificent landlocked bay of Jagua.
long was begun in 1898 and the bar has been deepened, and further improvements of the inner harbour at Wilmington (which is nearly landlocked by a long narrow island lying nearly east and west across its mouth) were begun in 1907.
The coast of Brazil is indented with a number of almost landlocked bays, forming spacious and accessible harbours.
of landlocked coastal bays called " lakes ").
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.
The principal Canadian ports are Kingston, at the head of the St Lawrence river; Toronto, where the harbour is formed by an island with improved entrance channels constructed both east and west of it; and Hamilton, at the head of the lake, situated on a landlocked lagoon, connected with the main lake by Burlington channel, an artificial cut.
But immediately east of that inlet (a remarkable instance of a deep landlocked gulf with no river flowing into it) the Magra, which descends from Pontremoli down the valley known as the Lunigiana, is a large stream, and brings with it the waters of another considerable stream, the Vara.
of landlocked waters.
inland on a magnificent landlocked bay (6 m.
It is nearly landlocked to the N., communicating with the Arctic Ocean only by Bering Strait, which is 36 m.
The determining feature of this is the Pagasaeus Sinus (Gulf of Volo), a landlocked basin, extending from Pagasae at its head to Aphetae at its narrow outlet, where the chain of Pelion, turning at right angles to its axis at the end of Magnesia, throws out a projecting line of broken ridges, while on the opposite side rise the heights of Othrys.
- The term "Persian Gulf" is, strictly speaking, restricted to the landlocked sea which extends in a southeasterly direction from the mouth of the Shatt al 'Arab 460 m.
The Gulf of Nicoya, a shallow landlocked inlet, containing a whole archipelago of richly-wooded islets, derives its name from Nicoya, an Indian chief who, with his tribe, was here converted to Christianity in the 16th century.
The town is traversed by canals, and the harbour, which has from 4 to 8 fathoms water, is landlocked by several islands.
Santa Marta is situated on a small, almost landlocked bay, well protected from prevailing winds by high land on the north and north-east, affording excellent anchorage in waters free from shoaling through the deposit of silt.
One species, however, Distira semperi, is confined to the landlocked freshwater Lake Taal at Luzon in the Philippines.
The broader theories of modern zoology might seem to have little bearing on the Echinoderma, for it is not long since the study of these animals was compared to a landlocked sea undisturbed by such storms as rage around the origin of the Vertebrata.
The explanation appears to be that the shallow and landlocked waters of the Zuider Zee, as well as the sea on the Dutch coast, become raised to a higher temperature in summer than any part of the sea about the British coasts, and that therefore anchovies are able to spawn and maintain their numbers in these waters.
The Taitza lake is divided only by a strip of marshland from Lake Razim, a broad landlocked sheet of water which opens on the Black Sea.
At the north end of the first is the Reloncavi, a large and nearly landlocked bay, on which stands Puerto Montt, the southern terminus of the Chilean central railway.
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.
The capital, St George, in the south-west, is built upon a lava peninsula jutting into the sea and forming one side of its landlocked harbour.
It derives some importance from its fine landlocked harbour, which, affording accommodation to large vessels, is used as a naval station, and is the centre of an important fishery.
wide, and nearly landlocked.
anadromous species, some of which then developed landlocked variants.
anadromous species developed landlocked variants which subsequently became the first truly freshwater fish in Scotland.
It would also enrage neighboring Turkey, which controls crucial trade routes for the landlocked Iraqi Kurds.
landlocked by longshore drift and violent storms.
landlocked country, two thirds of Mali extends into the Sahara desert.
landlocked county for passing visitors!
landlocked nation live below the poverty line.
landlocked state surrounded by enemies against a far larger and wealthier member of NATO plausible?
landlocked sea extending from north east England to Poland, known as the Zechstein Sea.
landlocked brackish lagoon approximately 1200 meters long and 50 meters at its widest point when the lagoon is in flood.
Strangford Lough is an almost landlocked inlet of the sea set within a diverse lowland topography.
Located on the northern perimeter of the stadium, it is a completely landlocked site.
Although the country is totally landlocked, it contains three important rivers the Niger, the Senegal and the Bani.
The harbour is landlocked, and covers 72 sq.
Hunan - The Hunan province is landlocked, and so they have little access to seafood.
Especially if you live in a landlocked state, a beach destination can be romantic and fun for your guests as well.
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