Sentence Examples


  • South and east of the axis mentioned salinity becomes less to just north of the equator, where it increases again, and the saltest waters of the whole Pacific are found, as we should expect, in the south-east trade-wind region, the maximum occurring in about 18° S.
  • In the Marquesas group the trade-wind is constant.
  • The hottest and wettest months are from December to March, but there is usually a fresh trade-wind blowing and the climate is healthy.
  • The south-east trade-wind blows obliquely across the Atlantic Ocean until it reaches Brazil.
  • An hour only 22 fathoms. It follows that a pure trade-wind drift cannot reach to any great depth, and this seems to be confirmed by observation, as when tow-nets are sunk to depths of 50 fathoms and more in the region of the equatorial current they always show a strong drift away from the side of the ship, the ship itself following the surface current.