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Thames Basin Heaths

The Thames Basin Heaths are a natural region in southern England in the counties of Berkshire, Hampshire and Surrey. The heathland of the Thames basin recognized the national character 129 natural England, the UK government Advisor on the environ ...

                                               

Thames Valley

The Thames Valley is an informally-defined sub-region of South East England, centred on the River Thames west of London, with Oxford as a major centre. Its boundaries vary with context. The area is a major tourist destination and economic hub, in ...

                                               

Vale of Mowbray

The Vale of Mowbray is a stretch of low-lying land between the North York Moors and the Hambleton Hills to the east and the Yorkshire Dales to the west. To the north lie the Tees Valley lowlands and to the south the Vale of Mowbray becomes the Va ...

                                               

Vale of Pickering

The Vale of Pickering is a low-lying flat area of land in North Yorkshire, England. It is drained by the River Derwent. The landscape is rural with scattered villages and small market towns. It has been inhabited continuously from the Mesolithic ...

                                               

Vale of Taunton and Quantock Fringes

The Vale of Taunton and Quantock Fringes form a natural region in the southwest of England in the county of Somerset. Natural England have designated the Vale of Taunton and Quantock Fringes as National Character Area 146.

                                               

Vale of York

The Vale of York is an area of flat land in the northeast of England. The vale is a major agricultural area and serves as the main north–south transport corridor for Northern England. The Vale of York is often supposed to stretch from the river t ...

                                               

The Wash

The Wash is a square bay and estuary at the north-west corner of East Anglia on the East coast of England, where Norfolk meets Lincolnshire, and both border the North Sea. One of the broadest estuaries in the United Kingdom, it is fed by the rive ...

                                               

Weymouth Lowlands

The Weymouth Lowlands form a natural region on the south coast of England in the county of Dorset. Much of the area lies with the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. In accordance with natural England who have seats in the Weymouth lowland ...

                                               

White Peak

The White Peak, also known as the Low Peak, is a limestone plateau that forms the central and southern part of the Peak District in England. It is mostly between 270 metres and 430 metres above sea-level and is enclosed by the higher altitude Dar ...

                                               

The Wolds

The Wolds comprise a series of low hills and steep valleys underlain by calcareous chalk and limestone and sandstone rock, laid down in the Cretaceous period. The characteristic open valleys of the Wolds were created during the last glacial perio ...

                                               

Yeovil Scarplands

The Yeovil Scarplands are a natural region in southern England in the counties of Somerset and Dorset. The region is listed as a national symbol 140 natural England, the UK government Advisor on the environment. It covers 78.579 ha 303.40 square ...

                                               

Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales is an upland area of the Pennines in the historic county of Yorkshire, England, most of it in the Yorkshire Dales National Park created in 1954. Seedlings are river valleys and hills rising from the Vale of York to the West, o ...

                                               

Yorkshire Wolds

The Yorkshire Wolds are low hills in the counties of the East Riding of Yorkshire and North Yorkshire in north-eastern England. The name also applies to the district in which the hills lie. On the Western edge, other lift slope which then drops s ...

                                               

Pallars

Pallars is a historical and natural region of Catalonia. Located in the Pre-Pyrenees and Pyrenees area, most of its territory is mountainous. The Noguera Pallaresa river, in honor of this region.

                                               

County of Pallars Jussà

The County of Pallars Jussà or Lower Pallars was a county in the Hispanic March during the eleventh and twelfth centuries, long after the march had ceased to be effectively administered by the Kings of France. It was a division of the County of P ...

                                               

County of Pallars Sobirà

The County of Pallars Sobirà or Sobira, meaning Upper Pallars, was a county in the Hispanic March during the eleventh and twelfth centuries, long after the march had ceased to be effectively administered by the Kings of France. It was a division ...

                                               

Noguera Pallaresa

Its source is at Era Font dera Noguereta in the municipality of Naut Aran Valley at an elevation of about 2.000 metres 6.600 ft and barely 100 metres 330 ft from those of the Garonne. While the Garonne flows toward the Atlantic Ocean, the Noguera ...

                                               

Atlantic Rowing Race

The Atlantic Rowing Race is an ocean rowing race from the Canary Islands to the West Indies, a distance of approximately 2.550 nm. The race was founded in 1997 by Sir Chay Blyth with subsequent races roughly every two years since. The early races ...

                                               

Azores High

The Azores High also known as North Atlantic High/Anticyclone or the Bermuda-Azores High, is a large subtropical semi-permanent centre of high atmospheric pressure typically found south of the Azores in the Atlantic Ocean, at the Horse latitudes. ...

                                               

Brazil–Malvinas Confluence

The Brazil–Malvinas Confluence Zone is a very energetic region of water just off the coast of Argentina and Uruguay where the warm poleward flowing Brazil Current and the cold equatorward flowing Malvinas Current converge. The region oscillates l ...

                                               

Cape Verde Rise

The Cape Verde Rise is an oceanic feature that includes the Cape Verde Islands and the areas north and east of the islands and west of the African Continental Shelf as well as Mauritania and Senegal.

                                               

Atlantic history

Atlantic history is a specialty field in history that studies the Atlantic World in the early modern period. The Atlantic World was created by the discovery of a new land by Europeans, and Atlantic History is the study of that world. It is premis ...

                                               

Latitude of the Gulf Stream and the Gulf Stream north wall index

The Gulf Stream separates from the US coast near Cape Hatteras and then travels eastwards across the North Atlantic, becoming the North Atlantic current at about 55°W. In the region between 75°W and 55°W it is subject to meanders and is frequentl ...

                                               

Maritime Forces Atlantic

In the Canadian Forces, Maritime Forces Atlantic is responsible for the fleet training and operational readiness of the Royal Canadian Navy in the Atlantic Ocean and Arctic Ocean. It was once referred to as Canadian Atlantic Station.

                                               

North Atlantic Deep Water

North Atlantic Deep Water is a deep water mass formed in the North Atlantic Ocean. Thermohaline circulation of the worlds oceans involves the flow of warm surface waters from the southern hemisphere into the North Atlantic. Water flowing northwar ...

                                               

North Atlantic Gyre

The North Atlantic Gyre, located in the Atlantic Ocean, is one of the five major oceanic gyres. It is a circular system of ocean currents that stretches across the North Atlantic from near the equator almost to Iceland, and from the east coast of ...

                                               

Transatlantic relations

Transatlantic relations refer to the historic, cultural, political, economic and social relations between countries on both side of the Atlantic Ocean. Sometimes it specifically means relationships between the Anglophone North American countries, ...

                                               

South Atlantic Gyre

The South Atlantic Gyre is the subtropical gyre in the south Atlantic Ocean. In the southern portion of the gyre, northwesterly winds drive eastward-flowing currents that are difficult to distinguish from the northern boundary of the Antarctic Ci ...

                                               

Tropical Atlantic

The Tropical Atlantic realm is one of twelve marine realms that cover the worlds coastal seas and continental shelves. Of the tropical Atlantic covers both sides of the Atlantic. In the Western Atlantic, it extends from Bermuda, southern Florida ...

                                               

California Current

The California Current is a Pacific Ocean current that moves southward along the western coast of North America, beginning off southern British Columbia and ending off southern Baja California Peninsula. It is considered an Eastern boundary curre ...

                                               

Cromwell Current

The Cromwell Current is an eastward-flowing subsurface current that extends the length of the equator in the Pacific Ocean. For Cromwell was discovered in 1952 by Townsend Cromwell, a researcher of the laboratory, Honolulu. It is 250 miles with a ...

                                               

Geostrophic current

A geostrophic current is an oceanic current in which the pressure gradient force is balanced by the Coriolis effect. The direction of geostrophic flow is parallel to the isobars, with the high pressure to the right of the flow in the Northern Hem ...

                                               

Moby-Duck

Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28.800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools, Including the Author, Who Went in Search of Them is a book by Donovan Hohn concerning 28.800 plastic ducks and other ...

                                               

North Pacific Current

The North Pacific Current is a slow warm water current that flows west-to-east between 30 and 50 degrees north in the Pacific Ocean. The current forms the southern part of the North Pacific Subpolar Gyre and the northern part of the North Pacific ...

                                               

Oyashio Current

Oyashio, also known as Oya Siwo, Okhotsk or the Kurile current, is a cold subarctic ocean current that flows south and circulates counterclockwise in the western North Pacific Ocean. The waters of the Oyashio Current originate in the Arctic Ocean ...

                                               

Subtropical Countercurrent

The subtropical countercurrent is a narrow eastward ocean current in the central North Pacific Ocean where the Sverdrup theory predicts a broad westward flow. It originates in the western North Pacific around 20°N, and flows eastward against the ...

                                               

Transpolar Drift Stream

The Transpolar Drift Stream is a major ocean current of the Arctic Ocean, transporting sea ice from the Laptev Sea and the East Siberian Sea towards Fram Strait. Drift experiments with ships like Fram or Tara showed that the drift takes between t ...

                                               

ALINDIEN

ALINDIEN is a French naval acronym designing the admiral in charge of the maritime zone of the Indian Ocean, and of the French forces there. The office has been held by Contre-amiral Didier Piaton since 8 September 2016.

                                               

Billfish in the Indian Ocean

The term billfish refers to the large fishes of the family Istiophoridae, comprising marlin and sailfish, and of the family Xiphiidae, comprising swordfish. Billfish are epipelagic and highly migratory fishes found throughout the worlds oceans ty ...

                                               

Exmouth Plateau

The Exmouth Plateau is an elongate northeast striking extensional passive margin located in the Indian Ocean roughly 3.000 meters offshore from western and northwestern Western Australia. Plateau is structurally Western division of the Northern C ...

                                               

Gadani

Gadani is a coastal village of Lasbela District located in the southern part of Balochistan along the Arabian Sea, Pakistan. It is also a Union Council of Hub Tehsil and is just a 1-hour drive away from Karachi, Sindh. The population of Gadani wa ...

                                               

Gage Roads

Gage Roads is an area in the outer harbour area of Fremantle Harbour in the Indian Ocean offshore from Fremantle, Western Australia. It includes a deep canal with sea through its functions. Road gage serves as communication lines and mounts for m ...

                                               

Indian Ocean Gyre

The Indian Ocean gyre, located in the Indian Ocean, is one of the eighteen major oceanic gyres, large systems of rotating ocean currents, which together form the backbone of the global conveyor belt. The Indian Ocean gyre is composed of two major ...

                                               

Indian Ocean Research Group

The Indian Ocean Research Group Inc. is an Indian Ocean Regional academic network. The key objective of IORG is to initiate a policy-oriented dialogue, in the true spirit of partnership, among governments, industries, NGOs and communities, toward ...

                                               

Indian Ocean Whale Sanctuary

The Indian Ocean Whale Sanctuary is an area in the Indian Ocean where the International Whaling Commission has banned all types of commercial whaling. The IWC has at present designated two such sanctuaries, the other being the Southern Ocean Whal ...

                                               

List of islands in the Indian Ocean

Mentawai Islands Indonesia. (Острова Ментаваи В Индонезии) Christmas Island Australia. (Остров Рождества Австралия) Nicobar Islands India. (Никобарские Острова Индия) Ashmore and Cartier Islands Australia. Phuket Thailand. (Пхукет Таиланд) Langka ...

                                               

Mangalore

Mangalore, officially known as Mangaluru, is the chief port city of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located about 352 km west of the state capital Bangalore, between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats mountain range. It is the major city ...

                                               

Mogadishu

Mogadishu, locally known as Xamar or Hamar, is the capital and most populous city of Somalia. Located in the coastal Banadir region on the Somali Sea, the city has served as an important port for millennia. The original inhabitants are known as R ...

                                               

Panaji

Panaji, formerly Panjim, is the capital of the Indian state of Goa and the headquarters of North Goa district. It lies on the banks of the Mandovi River estuary in the Ilhas de Goa sub-district. With a population of 114.759 in the metropolitan ar ...

                                               

Salalah

Salalah, is the capital and largest city of the southern Omani governorate of Dhofar. Its population in 2009 was about 197.169. Salalah is the second largest city in the Sultanate of Oman and the largest city in the Dhofar province. Salalah is th ...

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