Benguela


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Benguela

(bɛŋˈɡwɛlə)
n
(Placename) a port in W Angola: founded in 1617; a terminus (with Lobito) of the railway that runs from Beira in Mozambique through the Copper Belt of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Pop: about 200 000 (1990 est)
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Before daylight broke the ebb-tide would have carried the Kincaid well into the Benguela current which flows northward along the coast of Africa, and, as a south wind was prevailing, Jane hoped to be out of sight of the mouth of the Ugambi before Rokoff could become aware of the departure of the steamer.
274) there is a curious account of the effects of a drought on the elephants, at Benguela (west coast of Africa).
Benguela Concessions Limited ST: British Columbia IN: MNG SU: JP -- LA011 -- 0045 08/29/94 11:32 EDT
The new field has been named Belize and follows its three predecessors -- Kuito, Landana and Benguela.
Todavia, com base no autor, gostariamos de destacar que o termo so foi dicionarizado em fins do seculo XIX, embora ja fosse conhecido antes nas ruas do Rio de Janeiro, como demonstram as descricoes de Debret (54) e o nosso informante em passagem por Benguela.
Three years later, at the age of 83, he defied both age and geography by cycling 650km between his hometown of Benguela and the capital Luanda in order to celebrate the reopening of the country's main trunk road after decades of war and neglect.
Abstract--Snoek (Thyrsites atun) is a valuable commercial species and an important predator of small pelagic fishes in the Benguela ecosystem.
Reinstate the Benguela corridor and create an access route from the mineral rich DRC to the port of Lobito.
European Investment Bank (EIB) plans to invest EUR 20 million in TV Cabo Angola to provide high-speed internet access for business, private customers and public administration customers in Luanda, Benguela and other cities across Angola.
The most significant of them are the Kuito, Benguela, Belize and Landana fields in Chevron's Cabinda Block 14; Girassol, Dahlia, Rosa and Lirio fields in Total's Luanda/Soyo's Block 17; and Kissanje, Marimba and Hungo fields in ExxonMobil's Soyo's Block 15.
Clark met officials of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism on Thursday and traveled to the Erongo Region for a meeting with the Benguela Current Commission (BCC) in Swakopmund.
Lauxen's initial plan had been to run the Benguela Weskus Marathon in Langebaan, South Africa on March 17.