Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • CapeAgulhas A rugged headland of South Africa, the southernmost point of Africa. Its meridian, longitude 20° east, marks the division between the Atlantic and Indian oceans.

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Examples

  • Kevin Denning, said late on Tuesday the "weather window" was holding, allowing helicopters to carry most items to the Agulhas, which is now moored in Penguin Bay.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I’m sorry, the name Cape Agulhas just doesn’t have the same zing and it isn’t as steeped in sailing mythology as Cape Horn.

    True Spirit

  • Head past the posh cliff-top homes of Clifton and Camps Bay, meanwhile, for surfing hamlets such as Muizenberg, shark-diving spots like Gansbaai and—ultimately—the rocky headlands of Cape Agulhas, where the Atlantic and Indian oceans become one.

    Secret Season

  • Opportunity also got into position for the final imaging campaign at "Victoria Crater," driving onto a promontory known as "Cape Agulhas."

    NASA Watch: November 2008 Archives

  • The captain set a course that would take him 3 miles off Cape Agulhas, when regulations required ships to be 12 miles away.

    The Great Penguin Rescue

  • All going to plan, as of tomorrow we should be closer to Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia, than to Cape Agulhas, South Africa!

    True Spirit

  • Cape Agulhas is the most southern landmark and divides the Atlantic and Indian oceans.

    True Spirit

  • Detailed information on the Agulhas current, which flows southwestward and follows the edge of the continental shelf, and a description of oceanographic conditions, can be found in Beckley, 1998.

    Agulhas Current large marine ecosystem

  • Agulhas Current large marine ecosystem - Encyclopedia of Earth

    Agulhas Current large marine ecosystem

  • Several studies have suggested that the Agulhas Current LME is responsible for the dispersal of the early life history stages of various fish species.

    Agulhas Current large marine ecosystem

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