KudoZ home » English to French » Geography

lake flats / open flats

French translation: bancs

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
14:01 Oct 25, 2007
English to French translations [PRO]
Science - Geography
English term or phrase: lake flats / open flats
Chers collègues,

Je bute sur le mot "flats" qui apparaît dans une brochure touristique sur la pêche en Australie.

Je crois que "flats", en géographie, signifie normalement "berges", mais je ne comprends pas le sens des expressions "open flats" et "lake flats" dans la phrase suivante :
"You can sight fish on the lake flats, or ‘polaroid’ cruising shadows across the open flats under a cobalt sky".

Merci par avance pour vos précieux éclaircissements !

Cordialement,

Eric
Ericsen
Local time: 06:24
French translation:bancs
Explanation:
un des sens du mot : élévations du fond
Selected response from:

Francis MARC
Lithuania
Local time: 07:24
Grading comment
Merci pour votre aide !
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
3 +1bancs
Francis MARC


  

Answers


17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
bancs


Explanation:
un des sens du mot : élévations du fond

Francis MARC
Lithuania
Local time: 07:24
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Merci pour votre aide !

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  jean-jacques alexandre
18 hrs
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search