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Maelstrom,

whirlpool, Norway: see MoskenstraumenMoskenstraumen
or Maelstrom
, tidewater whirlpool in the Lofoten Islands, NW Norway. Formed when tidal currents flow through coastal fjords and a maze of small islands, it is c.2.5 mi (4 km) wide and may at its center reach a speed of 10 ft (3 m) per second.
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maelstrom

[′māl·strəm]
(oceanography)
A powerful and often destructive water current caused by the combined effects of high, wind-generated waves and a strong, opposing tidal current.

maelstrom

a large powerful whirlpool

Maelstrom

a strong tidal current in a restricted channel in the Lofoten Islands off the NW coast of Norway
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On Wednesday Malstrom said the EU member countries would issue long stay multiple entry visas with shorter visa issuance periods, less paper work as well as indefinite visas.
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According to EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malstrom, however, the European Commission has always stated that the Schengen criteria and the CVM are two completely different and separate mechanisms that should not be viewed as interconnected.
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The weight is also shortening the craft's range, falling about 100 miles short of the furthest landing site - Malstrom Air Force Base in Montana - planned for the flight-test program.
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Other longer, faster flights over the succeeding nine months are planned to go to Michael Army Air Field at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah and to Malstrom Air Force Base in Montana, 950 miles from Edwards.
Wayne Eastburn / The Register-Guard Wayne Eastburn / The Register-Guard Goalie Kyle Malstrom and the Thunder will face Spokane in the first game of the playoffs tonight at Lane County Ice.
Other longer, faster flights over the succeeding 12 months are planned to go to Michael Army Air Field at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah and to Malstrom Air Force Base in Montana.