In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1braza femininein 20 fathoms of water / water 20 fathoms deep — a 20 brazas de profundidad
- They are reported to be capable of diving to depths of 100 to 150 fathoms and remain submerged for up to 15 minutes.
- With great sadness they buried him in 2,700 fathoms of water, some 300 miles from Tahiti.
- This shark, common in deep waters, is occasionally found in depths as shallow as 20 fathoms.
- This lay on the bed of the South China Sea for almost 200 years at a depth of 17 fathoms.
- The depth sounder tells him how deep his traps are, and the deepest ones we we'll hit today are in about 40 fathoms, or 240 feet, of water.
- We trolled a zig-zag course along a drop-off, the deep water hitting 150 fathoms.
- The first column is the circumference in inches and the other three columns are fathoms, feet, and inches.
- As the standard length of rope required just to drop anchor was 120 fathoms, the market was a big one.
- If your boat is in the water and cannot be trailered, move it offshore to waters over 200 fathoms deep as soon as a Tsunami Warning is declared.
- All nets had to be licensed annually and were taxed at the rate of five dollars for every net 65 fathoms in length or smaller.
- I saw real cities of the surface world, lying in ruins under a thousand fathoms of water.
- The anchor plummeted down nearly ten fathoms; it is deep, but so sheltered that not much scope is necessary.
- The maximum reported depth reached by the species is 194 fathoms.
- It looms towards us, shrouded by fathoms of blue water.
- A couple of miles off Punta Arena the water is said to drop away into 100 fathoms or 600-feet, and double that distance just beyond the Pulmo Shoals.
- To their horror, the engine of the boat failed in 23 fathoms of water.
- At a depth of fifteen fathoms it was six feet wide and contained 76% copper.
- A rock had suddenly risen out of the depths not three fathoms from the point of the bow.
- On March 23, 1875, 13 days after leaving Nares Harbor, soundings indicated a depth of 4,475 fathoms or about 27,000 feet.
- He is still miles and fathoms and nautical miles and light years ahead of everyone else in baseball.
- I would go to any extent in my art to fathom the mystery of humankind's existence.
- They can't fathom that fellow members of democratic societies would not share their struggle with them.
- I just can't fathom people who could have a quiet life, who don't have to be controversial for a living, but do it anyway.
- It really did give one's mind a good exercise, trying to fathom out the clues, whether they be ‘red herrings’ or helpful hints.
- He could never fathom ever giving up his absolute free will.
- How could you possibly fathom how much he cares for you?
- She just can't seem to fathom the idea that she's a good player.
- But I can't fathom anyone reading stories like this and not feeling the sting and burn of utter, abject shame.
- They couldn't even fathom what I was feeling.
- Harrison looked so strong that they couldn't fathom him breaking down.
- I still couldn't fathom why they held such a presence over the school.
- Even if we were just friends, I still didn't want to fathom another girl in the picture.
- She didn't have time to fathom the mystery of books, though.
- But I still couldn't quite fathom the idea of living with Dad.
- You can analyze a Mozart piano concerto note by note and still not fathom the genius of the whole piece.
- I just couldn't fathom why he would want to do such a thing.
- Immediately, the glacial glare seemed to diminish… though Sammy couldn't fathom why.
- He spent his entire life trying to fathom the mysteries of life: what is virtue?
- Can you even fathom what goes into this kind of self-inflicted torture?
- She couldn't fathom him having any of those anymore.
- In the middle of this temple complex, there is an ancient pond, fed by the waters sprouting from its bed; it has been claimed that the depth of this pond has never been fathomed.
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