geographical position


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geographical position

[¦jē·ə¦graf·ə·kəl pə′zish·ən]
(astronomy)
That point on the earth at which a given celestial body is in the zenith at a specified time.
(geography)
Any position on the earth defined by means of its geographical coordinates, either astronomical or geodetic.
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After the 9/11 twin towers incident in the united states, the geographical position of the world changed due to declaration of war by the Americans against talibanization.
Yildiz said that Turkey's geographical position makes it possible to implement new economic projects in the region.
Coventry is a lovely city in a great geographical position, it should be a restaurant and retailers' dream location.
And your country's strategic geographical position offers a enormous potential," Schmitt said.
Referring to Iran's strategic and geographical position, Ghazanfari said that Iran has 15 neighbor states and the Islamic Republic could be China's trade and economic activities center with the neighbor states.
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He stressed that "due to its geographical position and its history, Turkey could play an important role in establishing good neighborly relations with Europe and Asia.
Our geographical position means that we are perfectly placed for an emerging marine energy industry as we have some of the best tidal stream resource in the UK, in terms of accessibility and shelter.
All these sectors have high added value and offer potential for the outermost regions, given their geographical position, climate and geomorphologic characteristics.
English geographer Halford Mackinder (1861-1947) famously proposed the Eurasian region as a "heartland" that would play a central role in the geopolitics of the world due to its resources and geographical position.
Due to its geographical position, Mexico becomes esential to cut the emissions of its two neighbors in North America, Canada and the United States, said Friday, Achim Steiner Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme.
Bahrain wants to capitalise on its geographical position as it is located just 40 kilometres from Saudi Arabia and has links to Qatar and the rest of the Gulf.

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