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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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A aplicacao foi realizada logo apos a retirada das agulhas, e os participantes foram orientados a permanecer com a pastilha durante cinco dias.
By studying 22 years of sea surface height satellite data as well as 3 years of ocean measurements taken from an array of current meters, Lisa Beal and Shane Elipot of the University of Miami were able to estimate the long-term transport of the Agulhas.
Outro fator que tem contribuido para a subnotificacao (especificamente das injurias percutaneas) e a falta de importancia atribuida pelos proprios trabalhadores as pequenas lesoes causadas pelas agulhas (16,17).
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