littoral zone

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littoral zone:

see oceanocean,
interconnected mass of saltwater covering 70.78% of the surface of the earth, often called the world ocean. It is subdivided into four (or five) major units that are separated from each other in most cases by the continental masses. See also oceanography.
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littoral zone

[′lit·ə·rəl ‚zōn]
(ecology)
Of or pertaining to the biogeographic zone between the high- and low-water marks.
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O litoral sul fluminense especializou-se, durante a segunda metade do seculo XVIII, na fabricacao da cachaca, que, aos poucos, conquistava os mercados africanos fornecedores de escravos.
Recapturas e recuperacoes de aves migratorias no litoral de Pernambuco, Brasil.
Como se observara en el trabajo de Nisia Trinidade Lima, en Brasil el movimiento de (re) conquista y (re) conocimiento del ambito rural, del serton, va del litoral hacia el interior, en Mexico va del centro hacia la provincia del interior.
So berichtet Ricardo Michel Luna, Leiter der Union de Armadores del Litoral del Oceano Pacifico, wie man auf der Webside des Ecuador's Camara Nacional de Acuacultura nachlesen kann.
O Estado de Sao Paulo tem medias entre 20 e 25[degrees]C, no litoral e mais a noroeste, mas predominam temperaturas abaixo de 25[degrees]C, em praticamente todo o Estado.
This is a very important feature for the design of the repository at Universidad Nacional del Litoral, in which not only LO but also contributors are considered first class entities.
5 ha, localiza-se no municipio de Matinhos, na planicie arenosa do litoral do Parana, praticamente ao nivel do mar, com altitude media entre 2 a 3 m (25[grados]50' S e 48[grados]30' a 48[grados]35' W).
Chile invaded and annexed the region known as Litoral between 1879 and 1884, turning Bolivia into a landlocked nation.
And he followed up his 22nd place at the Abierto del Litoral Personal 2007 by finishing 35th at the 102nd Abierto Visa de la Republica presentado por Peugeot in Buenos Aires.
Lucio Ingarevalo Moscoso, general manager of Plasticos Litoral, a $22 million-a-year Ecuadoran company that supplies packaging to Pronaca, says Pronaca is five times larger then its closest competitor.
The latter found employment as domestics, seamstresses, and cooks in the towns of the litoral.