Traducción de atoll en Español:


atolón, n.

Pronunciación /ˈætˌɔl//ˈatɒl//əˈtɒl//ˈætˌɑl/


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    atolón masculino
    • The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,100 islands, islets, and atolls located southeast of the Asian mainland.
    • Chants and oral traditions suggest native Hawaiians also visited other islands and atolls in the chain.
    • Hidden beneath the salty Pacific, the coral atolls along the northwestern Hawaiian chain put an abrupt end to many a daring seafarer's adventure.
    • The islands, atolls and reefs are believed to sit atop vast mineral and oil deposits.
    • On outer islands and atolls, however, most matters are settled internally, with little reliance on the state judicial apparatus.
    • Reefs are generally divided into three categories; the barrier reef, the atoll, and the fringing reef.
    • The Marshall Islands are a group of low-lying coral atolls and islands in the central Pacific Ocean.
    • Banaba is a raised limestone island, but the other islands are all coral atolls, and most have lagoons.
    • The islands of the Maldives are grouped in ring-shaped coral atolls, each enclosing a relatively shallow lagoon with a flat sandy bottom.
    • Acknowledged as the world's greatest dive destination, however, are the Maldive Islands in the Indian Ocean with enough coral atolls and underwater life to satisfy the most demanding diver.
    • The main island, the Tarawa atoll, is only a few metres above sea level and houses around 40,000 people.
    • In their voyage through the remote islands and atolls they seldom took the boy ashore, fearing infection.
    • Tuvelu is one of the smallest countries on earth, a chain of nine coral atolls whose highest point is just a few meters above sea level.
    • She had chosen a peaceful, romantic holiday in the southern atolls on a small island with only 50 huts.
    • All the islands were formed by volcanic activity and can be divided into atolls and high islands.
    • Diving is generally within the atoll lagoons for the inexperienced, and outside the atolls on reef walls for the advanced.
    • The northern islands are coral atolls that have formed over ancient sunken volcanoes and are characterized by outer reefs surrounding a lagoon.
    • There are at least 1000 islands in the chain of 19 atolls which make up the Maldives.
    • The Maldives include nearly 1,200 islands in 15 major atolls spanning approximately 470 miles to just south of the equator.
    • The tsunami swamped up to 40 percent of the Maldives, an Indian Ocean string of 1,192 coral atolls 480 km southwest of the southern tip of India.