potrero

potrero

[pə′trer·ō]
(geology)
An elongate, islandlike beach ridge, surrounded by mud flats and separated from the coast by a lagoon and barrier island, made up of a series of accretionary dune ridges.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In a broad band of sand-hillocks which separate the Laguna del Potrero from the shores of the Plata, at the distance of a few miles from Maldonado, I found a group of those vitrified, siliceous tubes, which are formed by lightning entering loose sand.
I extended my search to the Potrero, and by good luck managed to pick up another box of candles, two sacks of wheat flour, ten pounds of graham flour (which would do for the servants), a case of tinned corn, and two cases of tinned tomatoes.
while he was on his way home on board his motorcycle along Araneta Ave., in Barangay Potrero, Malabon.
was shot dead by still unidentified assailants riding a motorcycle along Araneta Avenue in Barangay Potrero at around 7 p.
The funds were used to purchase a 4,000 square foot mixed-use property in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco.
Predictive health company Potrero Medical Inc revealed on Monday the completion of a USD26.6m Series C financing.
12 January 2018 - Georgia, US-based real estate development company Wood Partners has finalised the acquisition and start of construction of San Francisco, US-based Alta Portero Hill, a 172-unit, mixed-use development in the Potrero Hill district, the company said.
La representatividad de los muestreos segun el estimador de Chao 1 para las especies esperadas en el estudio se obtuvo en un 98.1% para el bosque secundario, 85.9% para el potrero con alta densidad de arboles, 94.3% para el potrero con baja densidad de arboles y 87.4% para el potrero sin arboles.