Grand Banks
geographical name shoals in W Atlantic SE of Newfoundland

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  • Grand Banks — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Mapa de ubicación de Grand Banks Los Grand Banks son una parte de la plataforma continental norteamericana en el Océano Atlántico. Yace al sureste de Terranova, siendo un famoso banco de pesca internacional que se… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Grand Banks — or Grand Bank large shoal in the North Atlantic, southeast of Newfoundland: noted fishing grounds: c. 500 mi (805 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • Grand Banks — Grand′ Banks′ (or Bank′) n. geg an extensive shoal SE of Newfoundland: fishing grounds. 350 mi. (565 km) long; 40,000 sq. mi. (104,000 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Grand Banks — an extensive shoal SE of Newfoundland: fishing grounds. 350 mi. (565 km) long; 40,000 sq. mi. (104,000 sq. km). Also, Grand Bank. * * * Portion of North American continental shelf, in the Atlantic Ocean. Lying southeast and south of Newfoundland …   Universalium

  • Grand Banks — Neufundlandbank mit ihren Strömungen Die Neufundlandbank (engl.: Grand Banks) ist eine Gruppe von Unterwasserplateaus südöstlich von Neufundland auf dem nordamerikanischen Kontinentalschelf. Das Gebiet ist bekannt für hohen Seegang. In Tiefen von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Grand Banks — /grænd ˈbæŋks/ (say grand bangks) plural noun a large area of submerged highlands in the North Atlantic Ocean off the south eastern coast of Newfoundland; part of the North American continental shelf; rich commercial fishing grounds. 93 000 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Grand Banks — an extensive shoal SE of Newfoundland: fishing grounds. 350 mi. (565 km) long; 40,000 sq. mi. (104,000 sq. km). Also, Grand Bank. * * * a submarine plateau of the continental shelf off the southeastern coast of Newfoundland, Canada. It is where… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grand Banks — noun A large region of relatively shallow seabed in the northwest Atlantic Ocean, located southeast of Newfoundland, which has long served as a major fishing ground …   Wiktionary

  • Grand Banks — submarine shoal, North Atlantic; near Newfoundland …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Grand Banks of Newfoundland — The Grand Banks are a group of underwater plateaus southeast of Newfoundland on the North American continental shelf. These areas are relatively shallow, ranging from 80 to 330 feet in depth. The cold Labrador Current mixes with the warm waters… …   Wikipedia

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