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Agulhas

 

the southernmost cape of Africa (34°52’ S lat., 19“59’ E long.). Cape Agulhas is located in the territory of the Republic of South Africa, 155 km southeast of the Cape of Good Hope. It was given its name because a magnetic anomaly in the sea nearby affected the needle (Portuguese, agulha) of compasses.

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Mixing of the Benguela and Agulhas currents also occurs offshore from the Peninsula (Teske et al.
Para a colheita de sangue, os animais foram contidos, e o sangue foi colhido por punçáo na vela jugular, utilizando agulhas de calibre 100 x 10 mm.
Their route took them from John O'Groats at the northernmost tip of Scotland to Cape Agulhas on the southernmost tip of South Africa.
FOLLOWING their epic trek Long Way Round, good friends Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman leap back onto their trusty motorcycles for a new, gruelling 15,000 mile expedition, taking them from John O'Groats, the most northern point of bonnie Scotland, to Cape Agulhas, the most southern point of Africa.
The duo covered 15,000 miles from John O'Groats to the southernmost point in South Africa - Cape Agulhas - nonstop.
The Kuroshio Current in the northwest Pacific and the Agulhas Current in the southwest Indian Ocean are also famous for mode-water creation.
The Agulhas Current is a prime target for such an effort.
The Eastern Cape site was an open-sea farm situated adjacent to the harbor within Algoa Bay in the Agulhas Current system, lacking the strong summer upwelling of the Benguela.
Stage-dependent vertical distribution of pelagic fish eggs on the western Agulhas Bank, South Africa.
Apos o procedimento, as agulhas foram retiradas e o material foi novamente levado a estufa de ventilacao forcada a 39[grados]C, sendo retirados apenas nos tempos de leitura.
In June and July the warm, south-flowing Agulhas current moves off shore, allowing a tongue of cold water from the south to lick the country's eastern flank.
Not that one would want to encourage any defeatism anywhere in that large space encompassed by the Atlantic and Indian oceans, the Limpopo and Cape Agulhas, but there is at least some potential solace for South Africans who have bought tickets but may not see their team in the final stages of the tournament; media reports say that there are other teams, from England to the US side, that have local followings.