Sentence Examples

  • In these very hot drifts the fatality was large.
  • The second branch proceeds north-westwards towards the West Indies, where it mingles with the waters of the northern equatorial; and the two drifts, blocked by the
  • Half walking in the paths, half working our way through the lesser drifts, we succeeded in reaching a pine grove just outside a broad pasture.
  • North of the equator the surface circulation is under the control of the monsoons, and changes with them, the currents consisting chiefly of north-east and south-west drifts in the open sea, and induced streams following the coasts.
  • On the west coast of Madagascar and on the banks of the African coast south of 30° 5., reaction currents or "backdrifts" move in the opposite direction along the flanks of the Agulhas current; these back-drifts are of great importance to navigation.

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