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English translation: The navigational warning of a possible rock, shoal or other hazard

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Spanish term or phrase:alto de A Vixía
English translation:The navigational warning of a possible rock, shoal or other hazard
Entered by: Richard C. Baca, MIM
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02:13 Aug 25, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Ships, Sailing, Maritime
Spanish term or phrase: alto de A Vixía
As used in the text: "La entrada al puerto es facilitada por la referencia del alto de A Vixía."
Tori Young
United States
The navigational warning of a possible rock, shoal or other hazard
Explanation:
4:21am Aug 25, 2008: For what it's worth, at "FunTrivia.com" I found this: a vixia: A warning on a navigational chart indicating a possible rock, shoal, or other hazard, the exact position of which is unknown.

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Richard C. Baca, MIM
Mexico
Local time: 06:37
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3The navigational warning of a possible rock, shoal or other hazard
Richard C. Baca, MIM
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The navigational warning of a possible rock, shoal or other hazard


Explanation:
4:21am Aug 25, 2008: For what it's worth, at "FunTrivia.com" I found this: a vixia: A warning on a navigational chart indicating a possible rock, shoal, or other hazard, the exact position of which is unknown.



Richard C. Baca, MIM
Mexico
Local time: 06:37
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Reference information:
http://www.spain.info/MPTurSpainWeb/Images/BMM/Biblioteca/Fo...
Another striking contrast is to be found in the vast sandbanks, such as the beach
at Carnota, stretching into infinity, or the moving sand dunes at Corrubedo in Ribeira (A Coruña), broken off here and there by spectacular cliffs like the ones belonging to the
Sierra da Capelada, where the highest cliff in Europe, Vixía da Herbeira, with a sheer drop of 612 metres, proudly stands.

Taña Dalglish
Jamaica
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