In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wind) que sopla desde el mar
- Early morning is usually calm, but as heat rises off the land during the day, it invokes an onshore wind and choppy water.
- On the fifth day onshore winds returned, followed by gales, and my diving season was over - but not before I had made a good record of a rare and unexpected meeting.
- The ideal scenario is a light breeze that blows straight onshore.
- Plans for England's largest onshore wind farm, near Bradwell and Tillingham, could be abandoned after two more landowners pulled out.
- As we spoke, reporting stations in Galveston showed a steady onshore wind at nearly 20 mph, with slight gusts.
- As luck would have it the winds had been howling onshore for almost a solid week.
- Some onshore wind power is now price-competitive with fossil fuels, though investors still worry about the newness of the technology.
- Making an about-face at the command of onshore winds, the firestorm then returned toward its point of origin in the mountains.
- Avoid bodies of water with persistent onshore wind, which concentrates the larvae in shallower areas.
- Currents also change from offshore to onshore, and combined with strong winds blowing onshore, anything that floats has a tendency to head this way.
- The afternoon thunderstorm has arrived, generated by strong onshore breezes at the end of a day of harsh tropical sunshine.
- Mixed in among the terraces, levees, and ponds are long, narrow dunes formed by onshore winds funneled upriver.
- Tuesday the 17th is one mediocre day, without waves and with onshore wind, however in the after noon sets become visible underneath the slop.
- Strong onshore winds can produce sightings of sea-birds during cold weather including petrels and sea-ducks.
- Fulfilling the entire potential for onshore wind would mean erecting at least 4000 turbines over 2% of Scotland.
- But they insist that onshore wind farms still matter.
- Anytime there is strong onshore wind or swell, an otherwise safe inlet could be dangerous.
- One day last weekend, howling onshore winds had turned the Peninsula waves to junk, so I called a friend across the bay to see what Santa Cruz had to offer.
- A protest group drew first blood in the fight to win people's opinions when an energy company showed its onshore wind farm proposals for Bradwell.
- The event will include a technology study tour to Kingsmountain Wind Farm - the site of the Republic's largest onshore wind farm.
2(on land)(location/oil terminal) en tierra
- Many of the owners and leaders of the local onshore industries are working hard on behalf of this once thriving town to come up with ideas and get assistance to insure that the community survives.
- Relative sea-level graphs based on onshore data in the Cumbria area do not show such a substantial relative fall, but roughly agree on the timing.
- It helps that most Russian oil is onshore and that surveys have revealed where much of that oil is, so it's relatively easy to get at.
- The mallu guy of course is almost always in the gulf working alone on some onshore oil rig in the desert.
- Mr. Ambani also announced that the company has struck oil in an onshore block in Yemen.
- Service contracts have been awarded for eight marginal onshore oil fields, with development beginning in 2004-05.
- The famous old onshore oil fields around Baku, which in the early twentieth century produced half of the entire world oil production, are now exhausted, and new deposits have not been found.
- Further, offshore operations require onshore facilities to process the oil and gas and to house workers.
- As development expands from onshore to offshore sites, potential for oil spills and disturbance in the marine environment will increase.
- Indeed onshore gas processing is the norm for developing gas fields of this type.
- The second generation of the company came in the late 80s when Bissett sought to increase shareholder value by looking at exploration opportunities in onshore oil and gas.
- The Brunei economy was revolutionized by the discovery of substantial onshore oil deposits in 1929 and offshore oil and gas fields in the early 1960s.
- In just over a week, Scotland's Klondike king will announce interims for a year that has included no fewer than four oil strikes onshore in Rajasthan in India.
- There is also a need to encourage much more gas and oil exploration in our potential offshore and onshore fields.
- The only service industries to remain onshore will be those where the servicer has to be physically close to the consumer.
- This effectively denies Ireland's western seaboard the huge economic benefits that onshore facilities for an oil industry would bring.
- A similar blowout event also occurred in the onshore Seria Field in 1953.
- The Maui field has about three and a half times the estimated potential of the new field, but this is significant and eclipses Kapuni, the onshore field in South Taranaki.
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