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Inland Sea

(Encyclopedia) Inland Sea, Jap. Seto-naikai, arm of the Pacific Ocean, c.3,670 sq mi (9,510 sq km), S Japan, between Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu islands. It is linked to the Sea of Japan by a narrow…

Brewer's: Inland Navigation

Francis Egerton, Duke of Bridgewater, is called the Father of British Inlana Navigation. (1729-1803.) A title certainly due to James Brindley (1716-1772). Source: Dictionary of Phrase…

Brewer's: River Flowing from the Ocean Inland

The stream from the Bay of Tadjoura, on the north-east coast of Africa. It empties itself into Lake Assal. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894RiversRiver of…

Seto-naikai

(Encyclopedia) Seto-naikai, sea: see Inland Sea, Japan.

Melville Bay

(Encyclopedia) Melville Bay, broad indentation of the western coast of Greenland, opening to the SW into Baffin Bay. The inland ice cap comes down to the coast, and glaciers discharge much ice into…

Georgia, Strait of

(Encyclopedia) Georgia, Strait of, channel, c.150 mi (240 km) long, between the mainland of British Columbia and Vancouver Island, Canada, between Puget Sound and Queen Charlotte Sound. It forms part…

Mandeville

(Encyclopedia) Mandeville man´də vil, town (1991 pop. 39,945), C Jamaica, at an altitude of c.2,000 ft (610 m). Mandeville is an inland resort town known for its cool climate and quiet, English…

Portuguese India

(Encyclopedia) Portuguese India, the former Portuguese possessions on the Indian subcontinent. It comprised Dadra and Nagar Haveli, located inland, and the coastal colonies of Goa and Daman and Diu (…

Aioi

(Encyclopedia) Aioi ī-oi´, city (1990 pop. 36,871), Hyogo prefecture, W Honshu, Japan, on the Inland Sea and Aioi Bay. It is a major port with a good natural harbor.

Marugame

(Encyclopedia) Marugame märo͞o´gämē, city (1990 pop. 75,606), Kagawa prefecture, N Shikoku, Japan, on the Inland Sea. An important port, it produces rice and barley, along with industrial products…