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Uranius Tholus

Uranius Tholus is a volcano on Mars located in the Tharsis quadrangle at 26.52° north latitude and 262.43° east longitude. It is 61.4 kilometres across with an elevation of 4.290 metres and was named after a classical albedo feature name. Uranius ...

                                               

F24 camera

The F24 camera is a 1920s British camera used for aerial reconnaissance by British and Allied armed forces into the mid-1950s. It is widely and erroneously referred to as F.24 or F-24.

                                               

Catequilla

Monte Catequilla is an archaeological site in the Pomasqui Valley of Ecuador. Located in the Parish of San Antonio of Quito Canton in Pichincha Province, it has an elevation of 2.638 metres and is located on a mountaintop about 300 metres above v ...

                                               

Ilheu das Rolas

Ilheu das Rolas is an islet in the African island nation of São Tome and Principe. The island lies on the Equator, off the southern tip of São Tome Island, separated by Canal das Rolas. Its maximum elevation is 96 m. Its population is 76. It is p ...

                                               

Macapa

Macapa is a city in Brazil, population 493.634. It is the capital of Amapa state in the countrys North Region. It is located on the northern channel of the Amazon River near its mouth on the Atlantic Ocean. The city is on a small plateau on the A ...

                                               

Zerão

Estadio Milton Corrêa, usually known as Zerão, is a multi-purpose stadium located in Macapa, Brazil. It is used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Amapa Clube, Esporte Clube Macapa, Oratorio Recreativo Clube, Trem Desportiv ...

                                               

Ferro Meridian

The line of longitude running through El Hierro, the westernmost of the Canary Islands, was known in European history as the prime meridian in common use outside of the future British Empire. Already in the 2nd century A.D., Ptolemy considered a ...

                                               

Mecca Time

Mecca Time was a proposed time standard that uses the line of longitude that goes through Mecca, Saudi Arabia as its Prime Meridian. A clock based on this meridian would be at approximately UTC+02:39:18.3. The proposal was made by Sheikh Yusuf al ...

                                               

Prime meridian (Greenwich)

The future prime meridian based at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, in London, England, was established by Sir George Airy in 1851. By 1884, over two-thirds of all ships and tonnage used it as the reference meridian on their charts and maps. In ...

                                               

Arethusa (mythology)

In Greek mythology, Arethusa was a nymph and daughter of Nereus, who fled from her home in Arcadia beneath the sea and came up as a fresh water fountain on the island of Ortygia in Syracuse, Sicily.

                                               

List of aquifers

Texcoco aquifer, one of the most overexploited in the country

                                               

Aquifer Susceptibility

An aquifer, according to the Oxford dictionary is a body of permeable rock that can contain or transmit groundwater. Aquifer Susceptibility is the inherent ability of a formation to accept and transmit liquids. Certain areas of the United States ...

                                               

Arabian Aquifer System

The Arabian Aquifer System is primarily located in Saudi Arabia but also in Jordan, Syria, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Yemen. Starting in the 1980s, Saudi Arabias rapid agricultural development fueled by governme ...

                                               

Schwyll Aquifer

Schwyll Aquifer was historically known as the Great Spring of Glamorgan. Welsh Water uses the resurgence at the Schwyll Spring near Ewenny in the Vale of Glamorgan as the main source of water for the Bridgend area. Now functioning as a backup sup ...

                                               

Surficial aquifer

Surficial aquifers are shallow aquifers typically less than 50 feet thick, but larger surficial aquifers of about 60 feet have been mapped. They mostly consist of unconsolidated sand enclosed by layers of limestone, sandstone or clay and the wate ...

                                               

Yarkon-Taninim Aquifer

The Yarkon-Taninim Aquifer, also known as the Western Mountain Aquifer of Israel/Palestine, is the western and larger part of the Mountain Aquifer, which also contains the Eastern and the smaller North-Eastern Aquifers. The Mountain Aquifer and t ...

                                               

Bahia las Palmas

Bahia las Palmas is a 19 miles bight on the Gulf of California in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Located on the East Cape, it is north of Cabo San Lucas, accessed by Mexican Federal Highway 1.

                                               

Bellafronto Bight

Bellafronto Bight is an ice-filled embayment between the base of the west side of Brown Peninsula and the low northwest foot of Mount Discovery, on Scott Coast, Victoria Land. The bight extends southwest–northeast for 6 nautical miles from Hahn I ...

                                               

Bight of Benin

It extends eastward for about 640 kilometres 400 mi from Cape St. Paul to the Nun outlet of the Niger River. To the east it continues by the Bight of Bonny formerly Bight of Biafra. The Republic of Benin and this bight were both named after the K ...

                                               

Canterbury Bight

Canterbury Bight is a 135 kilometres stretch of coastline between Dashing Rocks and the southern side of Banks Peninsula on the eastern side of the South Island, New Zealand. The bight faces southeast, which exposes it to high-energy storm waves ...

                                               

Darvel Bay

Darvel Bay or Lahad Datu Bay is a bight on the east side of Sabah, Malaysia. It is the largest semi-enclosed bay on the east coast of Borneo and faces the Sulawesi Sea. Administratively, it is within Tawau Division, with Lahad Datu District on th ...

                                               

Great Australian Bight

The Great Australian Bight is a large oceanic bight, or open bay, off the central and western portions of the southern coastline of mainland Australia.

                                               

Jade Bight

The Jade Bight is a bight or bay on the North Sea coast of Germany. It was formerly known simply as Jade or Jahde. Because of the very low input of freshwater, it is classified as a bay rather than an estuary.

                                               

Kamenev Bight

Kamenev Bight is a shallow embayment about 25 nautical miles wide in the ice shelf fringing the coast of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. Cape Krasinskiy, an ice cape, marks the western end of the bight which lies 60 nautical miles northwest of the S ...

                                               

Krylvika Bight

Krylvika Bight is a southern lobe of the Fimbul Ice Shelf, indenting the coast of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica, for about 30 nautical miles between Båkeneset Headland and Trollkjelneset Headland. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surve ...

                                               

Limmen Bight

Limmen Bight is a bight, or large, open bay, located in the Northern Territory of Australia at the western end of the Gulf of Carpentaria about 360 kilometres east of the town of Katherine. It is part of the traditional lands and waters of the Ma ...

                                               

Lundåkrabukten

Lundåkrabukten is a bight located at the eastern part of central Oresund, the sound between Danish Zealand and Swedish Scania. The bight is usually defined as the sea area between the Barseback peninsula in the South and Landskrona harbour and th ...

                                               

McKenzie Bight

McKenzie Bight is a feature on the southeast side of Saanich Inlet in British Columbia, Canada. This bight is located in Gowlland Tod Provincial Park. McKenzie Bight can be accessed by trail from the Mount Work parking area and trailhead on Ross- ...

                                               

Neupokoyev Bight

Neupokoyev Bight is a bight 30 nautical miles wide, indenting the ice shelf that fringes the coast of Queen Maud Land about 20 nautical miles northeast of Tsiolkovskiy Island. The feature was photographed from the air by Norwegian Antarctic Exped ...

                                               

New York Bight

The New York-New Jersey Bight is an indentation along the Atlantic coast of the United States, extending northeasterly from Cape May Inlet in New Jersey to Montauk Point on the eastern tip of Long Island. The coastal climate of the bight is tempe ...

                                               

North Taranaki Bight

The North Taranaki Bight is a large bay that extends north and east from the north coast of Taranaki in New Zealands North Island. The name is echoed by the South Taranaki Bight to the south of Cape Egmont. As with its southern counterpart, the s ...

                                               

Orwell Bight

Orwell Bight is a body of water lying south of the eastern half of Coronation Island, bounded on the west by Signy Island and on the east by the Robertson Islands, in the South Orkney Islands. The general nature of this bight was first delineated ...

                                               

Petter Bay

Petter Bay is a bight 0.5 nautical miles south of Spence Harbor along the east coast of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. This coast was roughly charted by Captain George Powell and Captain Nathaniel Palmer in December 1821. The nam ...

                                               

Robinsons Bight

Robinson Bight was a settlement located on the east coast of Newfoundland, at Trinity Bay, Canada. It shares a name with the Bight at its location. It was first known as Pissing Mere, a local name for streams and waterfalls. It was the winter hom ...

                                               

Santa Monica Bay

Santa Monica Bay is a bight of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, United States. Its boundaries are slightly ambiguous, but it is generally considered to be the part of the Pacific within an imaginary line drawn between Point Dume, in Mali ...

                                               

South Taranaki Bight

The South Taranaki Bight is a large bay that extends south and east from the south coast of Taranaki in New Zealands North Island. The size of the bight depends to a large extent on the source referring to it. Strict definitions refer to it stret ...

                                               

Trinity Bight, Newfoundland and Labrador

Trinity Bight is a large area of the Northwestern portion of Trinity Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The bight contains the communities of New Bonaventure, Old Bonaventure, Trouty, Dunfield, Goose Cove, Trinity, Trinity East, Port Rexton, ...

                                               

Vestfjorden

Vestfjorden is a 155-kilometre long fjord or oceanic sea in Nordland county, Norway. The name literally means "the west fjord", although it is called a fjord, it could best be described as a firth or an open bight of sea. The "fjord" lies between ...

                                               

Windless Bight

Windless Bight is the prominent bight indenting the south side of Ross Island eastward of Hut Point Peninsula. Named by the Winter Journey Party, led by Wilson, of the British Antarctic Expedition, which encountered no wind in this area. This art ...

                                               

Mactan Channel

The Mactan Channel also known as Opon Channel is the strait between main island of Cebu and the smaller Mactan Island. The body of water is located within Metro Cebu separating Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island from Mandaue City and Cebu City in ma ...

                                               

São Gonçalo Channel

The São Gonçalo Channel is a navigable channel connecting two large coastal lagoons, Lagoa Mirim and Lagoa dos Patos, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil. At its eastern end, it separates the municipalities of Rio Grande to the s ...

                                               

Uraga Channel

The Uraga Channel is a waterway connecting Tokyo Bay to the Sagami Gulf. It is an important channel for ships headed from Tokyo, Yokohama, and Chiba to the Pacific Ocean and beyond.

                                               

Atlantic Estuarine Research Society

The Atlantic Estuarine Research Society is an association of researchers and students with an interest in estuarine and coastal environmental issues and policies. It is affiliated with the national Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation which ...

                                               

Estuarine water circulation

Estuarine water circulation is controlled by the inflow of rivers, the tides, rainfall and evaporation, the wind, and other oceanic events such as an upwelling, an eddy, and storms. Estuarine water circulation patterns are influenced by vertical ...

                                               

Lacustuary

A lacustuary is a freshwater body of water where river and lake waters mix. Lacustuaries are nonmoving or "slack" water, although water in them can ebb and flow due to lake waves moving in and out, and the rising and falling lake water levels. A ...

                                               

Endeavour Hydrothermal Vents

The Endeavor Hydrothermal Vents are a group of hydrothermal vents in the northeastern Pacific Ocean, located 260 kilometres southwest of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. This group of hydrothermal vents lies 2.250 metres 7.380 ft below ...

                                               

Lokis Castle

Lokis Castle is a field of five active hydrothermal vents in the mid-Atlantic Ocean, located at 73 degrees north on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge between Greenland and Norway at a depth of 2.352 metres. The vents were discovered in mid-July 2008 and are ...

                                               

Lost City Hydrothermal Field

The Lost City Hydrothermal Field, often referred to simply as Lost City, is an area of marine alkaline hydrothermal vents located on the Atlantis Massif at the intersection between the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and the Atlantis Transform Fault, in the A ...

                                               

Pito Seamount

Pito Seamount is a seamount in the Pacific Ocean. It rises to a depth of 2.250 metres and features hydrothermal activity in the form of black smokers, which were discovered in 1993.

                                               

Fort-de-France Bay

Fort-de-France Bay is a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea, off the coast of Martinique. It is named after Martiniques capital, Fort-de-France, the chief town on the bay.