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.
No doubt, said Kurt, this was now making records across that ocean, "unless the Japanese have had the same idea as the Germans." 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.
With the introduction of space-based surveillance technology, NAV CANADA continues to make strides as a world leading air navigation service provider improving safety over the North Atlantic and in Canadian domestic airspace.
Sir Nicholas Kay, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Senior Civil Representative in Afghanistan called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff at GHQ, on Thursday.
"Knowing their numbers are so low, it's always exciting when we are able to document a North Atlantic right whale," says Kate Lomac-MacNair, project manager and co-lead observer at Smultea Environmental Sciences, a subcontractor for DEC's large whale aerial survey.
When the QBO has easterly winds, the North Pacific track pushes farther to the north, while the North Atlantic track resides at a lower height in the atmosphere.
"A bias-corrected model puts AMOC in a realistic stability regime and predicts a future AMOC collapse with prominent cooling over the northern North Atlantic and neighboring areas."

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