In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Fal estuary is long and wide, and Falmouth grew along its western side in a straggling way, curving round into docks at the southern end where a headland projects to narrow the mouth.
- In these places are jagged cliffs falling almost vertical to the tide line, sea-scarred headlands defiantly forcing their way westwards, and fallen scree a remnant of aeons of erosion.
- It is perched on the headland where Loch Awe divides, pushing a much smaller section north-west towards Loch Etive.
- Scarborough Castle and Whitby Abbey - on the headlands of Yorkshire's coastline, these offer challenging walks with the reward of fantastic views.
- Jutting out into the northern Mediterranean, the Portofino headland is a piece of natural unspoilt beauty standing hand in hand with some pretty Italian architecture.
- They create a spectacular panorama of carved coastlines and headlands as well as a rich ecosystem that supports an unusual abundance of wildlife.
- After a stretch of dusty track, I climbed a slope onto a wooded headland, turned a corner and was immediately engulfed by the overwhelming solitude that is Lake Titicaca.
- Firstly the village can be found on the east side of a great headland protruding out of Loch Carron, and therefore enjoys a position that protects it from sea gales.
- From the harbour, it's quick to cut across the headland's narrow neck back to the beach.
- The proposal calls for 120 towers in four farms, on some of the most scenic headlands on the Victorian coastline.
- I had taken Jason to the Roseland headland in the Fal estuary by the green-painted East Narrows navigation buoy - due east and one mile from the docks.
- The lateral migration of spits from coastal headlands produces a new coastline seaward of the original mainland coastline.
- If you want to be independent, go to any promontory, headland or peninsula that has deep water close inshore and allows you to stand on a cliff a good height above water level.
- Popular with everyone from trainees to experienced divers, this site is the start of several interesting routes around the next headland to underwater canyons such as the Cresta Run and Divers' Hole.
- I looked at the coastline's beaches, headlands and palms and wondered how long it would all last without the reef's protective barrier.
- The loud light, and the views to the confluence of several estuaries and to several headlands and beyond them the sea are transfixing.
- It is also proposed to carry out a phased programme of cliff stabilisation works above Scalby Sands, between the mainland and Scalby Ness headland, to protect the headland over the next 60 years.
- The beach itself is not particularly dramatic, but its crescent of sand is squeezed cosily between two protective wooded headlands, with dunes behind and a basin-full of tranquil Bristol Channel in front.
- Bronze Age discoveries have been made on a Pembrokeshire headland following a moorland fire last summer.
- Through marshy headlands rivers and fertile streams trickled, and the wind-swift archer's horses of the loyalist soldiers of Adiabene drank their fill.
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