Paita sentence example
- The most northern is Foca, in 5° 13' 30" S., near the coast to the south of Paita.
- Callao (q.v.) is a noteworthy exception, and Paita and Pisco are something more than the average coast village.
- Surveys were completed in 1909 for an extension of the Oroya line from a point on its Cerro de Pasco branch eastward to the Ucayali, and another transandean line frequently discussed is projected from Paita across the Andes to Puerto Limon, on the Maranon-a distance of 410 m.
- Paita, Eten, Pacasmayo, Salaverry, Callao, Pisco, Mollendo and Ilo, five of which are ports of call for foreign coasting steamers.
- Paita and Chimbote have good natural harbours, but the others, for the most part, are open roadsteads or unsheltered bays.Advertisement
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- of Paita, and 164 ft.
- It was founded by Pizarro in 1531 under the name of San Miguel, at a place called Tangarara, nearer Paita, but the present site was afterwards adopted.
- long) by way of Sullana connects with the port of Paita, and an extension of 6 m.
- Other towns of the department, with their estimated populations in 1906, are: Tumbes, or Tumbez (2300), the most northern port of Peru, on the Gulf of Guayaquil, celebrated as the place where Pizarro landed in 1531; Paita; Sechura (6450), on Sechura Bay in the southern part of the department, with exports of salt and sulphur; Sullana (5300), an inland town with railway connexions in the fertile Chira valley; Morropon (3800) on the upper Piura; Huancabamba, the centre of a tobacco district in the mountains; and Tambo Grande (6100) and Chulucanas (4600), both in the fertile Piura valley above the capital.Advertisement
- He had a narrow escape of being killed in the capture of Paita (Nov.
- The city stands on the arid, sandy plain (Mansiche, or Chimu), which skirts the coast from Paita south to Santa, a few miles north of the Moche or Chimu river, and at the northern entrance to the celebrated Chimu Valley.
- In the absence of any effective Spanish force on the coast he was able to harass the enemy, and to capture the town of Paita on the 13th-15th of November 1741.
- It is here that the coast of South America extends farthest to the westward until it reaches Capes Blanco and Parifla, and then turns southward to the Bay of Paita.
- The most northern is Foca, in 5Ã‚° 13' 30" S., near the coast to the south of Paita.Advertisement