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  AllRefer.com - Adriatic Sea (Oceans And Continents) - Encyclopedia
Adriatic Sea[AdrEa´tik] Pronunciation Key, arm of the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula.
Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro, and Albania border the irregular eastern shore; Rijeka and Split, Croatia, are the main ports.
Fishing is an important activity in the Adriatic Sea; lobsters, sardines, and tuna are the chief catch.
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 Adriatic Sea - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Adriatic Sea is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea separating the Apennine peninsula (Italy) from the Balkan peninsula, and the system of the Apennine Mountains from that of the Dinaric Alps and adjacent ranges.
The islands, which are long and narrow (the long axis lying parallel with the coast of the mainland), rise rather abruptly to elevations of a few hundred feet, with the exception of a few larger islands like Brač; (Vidova gora, 778 m) or the peninsula Pelješac (St. Ilija, 961 m).
On the mainland, notably in the magnificent inlet of the Boka Kotorska (Bocche di Cattaro) (named after the town of Kotor), lofty mountains often fall directly to the sea.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /adriatic_sea.htm   (968 words)

 TGOL - Adriatic
Adriatic (I) n 1871, the Oceanic Steam Navigation Company — or the White Star Line — had started business with their first steamer on the oceans.
The Adriatic was a fine sight, of the conventional style, rather similar to the Oceanic-class.
There were many reasons to celebrate the Adriatic’s maiden voyage, but the most prestigious thing happened a month later when she reached New York and had taken the Blue Riband from the Cunard Line’s paddle steamer Scotia, who had held the prize in her grasp since 1866 when she received it.
www.greatoceanliners.net /adriatic1.html   (933 words)

 R.M.S. Adriatic (II)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Adriatic made her maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York on 8 May 1907, but her return was to Southampton, as White Star moved its principal terminal there.
Adriatic made White Star's first Southampton departure on 5 June; she was joined by Teutonic, Majestic (I) and Oceanic (II) in providing a weekly Southampton-New York service.
Used extensively for cruising from 1926 on, Adriatic was converted to cabin class in 1928 and made her last transatlantic sailing in February 1934.
www.greatships.net /adriatic2.html   (213 words)

 Istria on the Internet - Geology & Meterology - Winds:: Bora--Adriatic Sea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The bora of the Adriatic is a cold, north to northeast katabatic wind.
As shown, Bora - Adriatic Sea flow is generally confined to the Adriatic Sea area, as the Alps to the north, and the Apennines to the west, channel the flow southwestward.
In the southern parts of the Adriatic coast, from Dubrovnik to Ulcinj, the bora is moderate and the climate genial.
www.istrianet.org /istria/meteorology/winds-bora-adr.htm   (1776 words)

 > Adriatic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Adriatic Coast is renowned for it's glorious long sandy beaches washed by the clear blue seas of the Adriatic Sea.
Adriatic is an excellent fly-drive destination with airports at Venice, Verona and Bologna leaving only a short drive to the site.
The Adriatic is known for it's glorious food, especially it's ham and pea or scampi risotto's.
www.keycamp4agents.ie /campsites/adriatic.htm   (491 words)

 Adriatic home
ADRIATIC is a cooperative RandD project funded by the European Commission's "IST" initiative.
ADRIATIC work specifically targets wireless applications, which is a field of increasing importance in the modern, highly connected world.
ADRIATIC targets the development of an advanced high-level hardware/software co-design and co-verification methodology, along with tools for reconfigurable SoCs.
www.imec.be /adriatic   (148 words)

 Oceanic House: White Star Fleet--Adriatic (1907)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Because Olympic had lost both of her intended running mates, in 1919 Adriatic was shuffled back to the Southampton to New York run, her first voyage starting on 3 September of that year.
With the arrival of Majestic in 1922, Adriatic was returned to the Liverpool to New York service that May. An explosion in a coal bunker on 11 August 1922 left five dead and four injured.
Adriatic was refitted again in 1928 for 506 cabin class passengers, 560 tourist, and 404 third.
www.bytenet.net /kaleidoscope/osnc/fleet/adriatic2.htm   (267 words)

 Big Game Fishing in Croatia, Fish Species
Adriatic sea has a unique chartacteristic which puts it in front of other fishing destinations.
Namely, the bluefin tuna, otherwise a highly migratory species has chosen Adriatic sea for it's home and this is the only known place on earth, where bluefin can be cought any time of the year.
Little tunnies in Adriatic grow to sizes up tu 13 kg, during some seasons the average fish is around 10 kilos.
www.big-game-adria.com /eng/fishing.htm   (330 words)

 Adriatic Sea --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Italy is separated from Eastern Europe by a baylike arm of the Mediterranean Sea—the Adriatic Sea.
Though considered by ancient authors to be part of the Adriatic Sea, the Ionian Sea is now seen as a separate body of water.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is bounded on the north, west, and south by Croatia, on the southwest by the Adriatic Sea, and on the east by Serbia and Montenegro.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9272730?tocId=9272730   (1011 words)

 Adriatic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Adriatic Island Project is studying how these islands were settled, and the evidence for how man used the area from the earliest of times to the arrival of the Slavs.
Palagruza is the central island in a chain that spans the Adriatic.
By making the Adriatic Island Project data on monument survival available to anyone in the region who has an interest in their protection we hope we are doing just that.
www.zrc-sazu.si /pic/project/aip/adriatic.htm   (9562 words)

 Convention Centre, Grand Hotel Adriatic - Facilities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Adriatic's highly qualified staff has great expertise and experience in organizing the most diverse programme to meet your needs.
One of Opatija's first modern hotels with its attractive architectural design set in a surrounding of laurel and mediterranean vegetation stretching right down to the sea and hotel owned beach.
The recreational offer of Adriatic includes an indoor heated sea-water pool located on the top floor.
www.hotel-adriatic.hr /efac.html   (258 words)

 Croatia Sailing Holidays, Sailing Croatia, Italy, Mediterranean and Adriatic sea: Sun & Sea
The Adriatic Sea, with its 1185 islands, islets and cliffs and innumerable splendid bays, is both a considerable challenge and a favourite destination for nature-lovers and sailing enthusiasts.
In the northern Adriatic, the distances between the islands are smaller, as are those between the islands and the coast.
Regardless of which area of the Adriatic you choose to visit, the harbours will always guarantee a shelter for your sailboat and the secluded natural bays, islets and piers of preserved ancient rock will provide an equally safe area for mooring.
sailingeurope.com /main.asp?id=11   (1069 words)

 NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The northern and middle Adriatic (NMA) represents the northernmost region of the Mediterranean Sea, extending as far north as 45°N47’ and bounded by the Italian peninsula to the west and the Balkans to the east (Figure 1).
The NMA is connected to the rest of the Adriatic at it southern boundary at the level of  the Palagruza sill (170-m deep, see Figure 1).Transports through this open boundary are significant, mainly as part of the basin-wide cyclonic circulation of the Adriatic (Poulain, 2001).
The understanding of the mesoscale dynamics, representing a major component of the Adriatic circulation energy, based upon adequate measurements is crucial to built data bases and to develop operational forecasting models of the sea environment useful for defense-related operations.
www.satlab.hawaii.edu /hfradar/prop/adria   (6134 words)

 Adriatic Vacations - mucilage in the adriatic sea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Hoba - Adriatic coast camping for holidays in abruzzo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hoba is the ideal adriatic coast camping village for your holiday in abruzzo.
Many tourists want to spend their adriatic sea holidays in Abruzzo because adriatic coast camping and adriatic coast village prices are not high.
This adriatic coast village is the ideal adriatic sea village for your adriatic sea holidays.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Adriatic Sea
Adriatic Sea (ancient Adria or Mare Adriaticum), arm of the Mediterranean Sea, southern Europe, between the eastern coast of Italy and the western...
In the 14th century the principality of Bosnia joined with a duchy to the south that would eventually be called Herzegovina as part of a short-lived...
Otranto, Strait of, body of water connecting the Adriatic with the Ionian Sea.
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 Mesoscale Dynamics in the Northern and Middle Adriatic Sea
Mesoscale motions in the form of fronts, jets, meanders and eddies are ubiquitous across the Adriatic Sea, and it is presumed that they play a crucial role in several regions, especially along the Croatian coast where the topography is particularly rugged and in the region of the Po River plume where buoyancy forces are large.
The Adriatic Sea is replete with mesoscale variability, as seen in SST and chlorophyll-a satellite pictures:
The Dartmouth Adriatic Sea DataBase [Galos, 2000] is used for the initialization of the simulation.
engineering.dartmouth.edu /other/adriatic/mesoscale/mesoscale.html   (799 words)

 Adriatic Charter
The Adriatic Charter, an initiative in the spirit of the 1998 U.S.-Baltic Charter, was proposed jointly by the Presidents of Albania, Croatia, and Macedonia to President Bush at the NATO Prague Summit in November 2002.
President Bush welcomed the Adriatic initiative as a strong contribution toward his vision of a Europe whole, free, and at peace.
The Adriatic Charter members most recently met in Tirana, Albania in May 2005, along with representatives from Serbia and Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and seven neighboring NATO countries to discuss regional cooperation.
www.state.gov /p/eur/rls/fs/51348.htm   (416 words)

 Adriatic Furniture - Exclusive Yes. Expensive No   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
With sleek linear designs and an extensive range of colours the Adriatic leather and fabric collection is sure to create a welcoming environment expressive of your personality.
The Adriatic Furniture dining range sets the scene for a casual family meal or bring out your best dinnerware for that special occasion.
Explore Adriatic Furniture’s range of occasional furniture and discover a range of versatile and clever storage options – or simply select one of our many elegant styles.
www.adriatic.com.au /store.asp   (205 words)

 Adriatic Vacations - adriatic sea map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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The island of Pag is one of the largest islands in the Adriatic, 63 km in length and 5 km in width, with 269 km long indented coast line, many shingle and sandy beaches and cliffs in the crystal-clear sea.
Pag offers a number of visiter’s opportunities: thrill of pleasure and various experience but also perfect rest in picturesque coastal landscapes and on the beaches where potable water often springs from the rock.
The fortified town from the 15th century was designed by the famous architect and schulptor Juraj Dalmatinac and is very proud of its cultural heritage.
www.holiday-adriatic.com /English/english.html   (124 words)

 Adriatic Sea-water Radioactivity
It is a relatively shallow and partially enclosed sea (by the Apennines, Alps and Dinarides), under a strong impact of the Po river.
Sr in the surface water identifies the Adriatic Sea to be sensitive to potential discharges of radionuclides or various other non-radioactive contaminants.
For the Adriatic Sea a tendency has been noted for the maximum sea-water activity concentrations to occur in the first half of the year /4/, phenomenon which has not been clearly and systematically detected for other seas and oceans /6/.
mimi.imi.hr /~franic/adriatic.html   (1379 words)

 Croatia adriatic apartments Tribunj - apartman for rent
The view from the hill is marvelous, because Tribunj is surrounded by many small and beautiful islands.The original scenery of an old Dalmatian town, the clean sea - according to records, probably the cleanest sea on the Adriatic, the rich sea flora and fauna make the sea of Tribunj suitable for swimming and underwater safari.
Tribunj has the largest fishing fleet in central Dalmatia and when fishermen return from the sea, the promenade of Tribunj turns into a shop window offering fresh fish and other catch, contributing thus to a special atmosphere of this town.
Traditional feasts, the Tribunj Night and Fishermen's Night, are organized in the season and are known on adriatic coast and in all Croatia.
www.adriatic-apartments.info   (367 words)

 Search Results for adriatic - Encyclopædia Britannica
The town lies on the Adriatic coast at the mouth of the Chienti River.
With an area of 149 square miles (395 square km), Brac is one of the larger islands in the Adriatic; it lies southeast of the...
Predicts the wind conditions on the Adriatic coast as well as the local soil and air temperatures.
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 Croatia Sailing Holidays, Sailing Croatia, Italy, Mediterranean and Adriatic sea: Why Sailing?
The Adriatic sea and the coasts of Croatia, Italy, Slovenia and Montenegro (images 4.
The Adriatic (the "Mediteranean as it once was") is an ideal place for sailing.
Adriatic sea has over 1700 islands, islets and cliffs to explore.
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 Info Adriatic | Croatia > Adriatic > Dalmatia > Sibenik-Knin County
Info Adriatic (the site you are visiting now) is made for indulging all your tourist wishes.
At the end of this introduction, we are obliged to remind all the users of the site Info Adriatic that all published contents are copyrighted and are considered the property of the company Sprait d.o.o.
that Info Adriatic is specialised for the part of Middle Adriatic, that is for the part of Dalmatia, and that presents 30 destinations and accommodation offer without agency provisions...
www.infoadriatic.com   (684 words)

 Metroactive Dining | Cafe Adriatic
And the unpretentious menu of the new Cafe Adriatic echoes that ancestry in dishes ranging from pastas to sensuous seafoods and hearty meat entrees, all given distinction by unexpected seasonings and presentation.
The sprawling dining room--with a refreshingly nongeneric ambience of cozy booths, white linens, gleaming hardwood floors and beamed ceiling--adjoins the venerable Goosetown Lounge.
It has been several other Mediterranean restaurants in the recent past and now it is Cafe Adriatic, led by an owner who brings a distinctive Old World charm and polish to every move he makes.
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