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12:37 Sep 4, 2008
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Science - Geography
Italian term or phrase: mare di dentro
I am translating "mare di fuori" as "open sea".. what about "mare di dentro"? Inland sea?
xxxroaver
Local time: 12:07
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Summary of answers provided
4inland seaxxxmoranna
4interior sea
Pompeo Lattanzi
4inshore waters
James (Jim) Davis
3Internal sea
Nadia Ayoub
3coastal sea
swisstell
3sheltered waters
Oliver Lawrence
3(coastal) lagoons
Kim Metzger
3inner sea
texjax DDS PhD
2near-shore
David Russi


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near-shore


Explanation:
I don't think mar di dentro means inland sea, it would seem to be the part of the sea that hugs the coast, but I can't research it now.

Buona fortuna!

David Russi
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interior sea


Explanation:
Are you talking about Taranto?

Pompeo Lattanzi
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inner sea


Explanation:
Trovi diverse referenze.
Per contro, il mare di fuori dovrebbe essere outer sea (e mare aperto, a sua volta, open sea)

We went back to the main island, along the beaches of the so called "mar de dentro", (or inner sea, the side of the island towards the continent).
http://www.geocities.com/TheTropics/4363/noronha/norep1_e.ht...

The long and narrow island separates the nearby sea into inner sea and outer sea. The outer sea is a natura1 seaside resort with golden sand and clear water ...
en.hebeitour.com.cn/natual/?action=zjym&id=92 - 12k - Cached - Similar pages

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inshore waters


Explanation:


BBC - Weather Centre - Coast and Sea - Inshore Waters
We publish a detailed Inshore Waters (up to 12 miles offshore) forecast for 17 areas ... The 17 area Inshore Waters forecast is broadcast on Radio 4 at ...
www.bbc.co.uk/weather/coast/inshore/regional_forecast.shtml... - 23k

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Note added at 3 hrs (2008-09-04 16:13:04 GMT)
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This definition of "inshore" is that given by the BBC weather centre. Others exist which include "where the waves break". Obviously bays, inlets and river mouths are "inshore" as of course are stretches of "straight" coastline.

James (Jim) Davis
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sheltered waters


Explanation:
Not sure if you need a specific geographical term or something more descriptive: this suggestion is intended to be the latter - I am not a geographer :o). Have also tried to bear in mind your clarification at 4pm. The intention is that it would be clear from the context that the waters are sea not fresh.

Oliver Lawrence
Italy
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(coastal) lagoons


Explanation:
Lagoon: A shallow body of water, as a pond or lake, which usually has a shallow restricted INLET from the sea.
http://www.csc.noaa.gov/text/glossary.html

coastal lagoon - Sea-water bodies situated at the coast, but separated from the sea by land spits or similar land features. Coastal lagoons are open to the sea in restricted spaces.

http://glossary.eea.europa.eu/EEAGlossary/C/coastal_lagoons


Kim Metzger
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coastal sea


Explanation:
if it describing the waters near the cost. "Inland Sea"is a specific geogaphic denomination. Only providing further context could indicate which one is really meant here.

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Note added at 4 hrs (2008-09-04 16:45:18 GMT)
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after your explanation I made this (PROTECTED) COASTAL WATERS

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inland sea


Explanation:
é perfetto, é più comune dire mare interno

xxxmoranna
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Internal sea


Explanation:
First of all it can be stated that, as far as the sea portion involved is concerned, the Adriatic Sea, as an internal sea, is quite vulnerable; ...
http://portus.regione.fvg.it/portus/export/sites/default/por...

Example sentence(s):
  • Internal sea is a maritime tract which lies between the normal baseline of territorial sea and the shoreline.
  • For the purpose of these regulations an internal sea is a. well-marked sea area which may be connected to high seas.

    Reference: http://www.un.org/Depts/los/LEGISLATIONANDTREATIES/PDFFILES/...
    Reference: http://untreaty.un.org/ilc/documentation/english/a_cn4_sr365...
Nadia Ayoub
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