North Atlantic


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Noun1.North Atlantic - that part of the Atlantic Ocean to the north of the equatorNorth Atlantic - that part of the Atlantic Ocean to the north of the equator
Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
Irish Sea - an arm of the North Atlantic between Great Britain and Ireland
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The American North Atlantic squadron and pretty nearly the whole of our fleet.
The naval situation in the North Atlantic at that time was a peculiar one.
It was obviously beyond human possibility that the American North Atlantic fleet could hope to meet and defeat the German; but, on the other hand, with luck it might fight a delaying action and inflict such damage as to greatly weakenthe attack upon the coast defences.
Science has decided on the globe the direction of five principal currents: one in the North Atlantic, a second in the South, a third in the North Pacific, a fourth in the South, and a fifth in the Southern Indian Ocean.
From her North Atlantic Winter nose-cap (worn bright as diamond with boring through uncounted leagues of hail, snow, and ice) to the inset of her three built out propeller-shafts is some two hundred and forty feet.
The weather door of the smoking-room had been left open to the North Atlantic fog, as the big liner rolled and lifted, whistling to warn the fishing-fleet.
Under his eyelids burned the brazen glories of the tropic seas, or ached the bitter gales of the North Atlantic or far South Pacific; but his memory of them was of mess-room doors stove in, of decks awash and hatches threatened, of undue coal consumption, of long passages, and of fresh paint-work spoiled by unexpected squalls of rain.
com/environment/2018/feb/26/north-atlantic-right-whale-extinction-no-births-fishing) said adding that the North Atlantic right whales will be functionally extinct by 2040 if no action is undertaken to protect them.
The researchers also linked the jet stream's altered path - its increasing "waviness" - with a rise in summer months of areas of high pressure remaining largely stationary over Greenland, distorting the path of storms across the North Atlantic.
Each of these is beneficial, but readers should note especially the present book under review, NATO and the North Atlantic.
Laist presents a panorama of the North Atlantic right whale's existence, including how they evolve, how they arrived at their current imperiled status, and what is being done to safeguard their survival.
The agreement is in direct continuation with the West Phoenix` existing contract with North Atlantic and the total backlog is estimated to be USD17m.

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