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Portuguese term or phrase:lençóis
English translation:Water table
Entered by: Lilian Magalhães
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13:05 Feb 8, 2007
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Geology / nordeste do Brasil
Portuguese term or phrase: lençóis
lençóis maranhenses - praia
Lilian Magalhães
Local time: 04:30
Water table
Not sure if you are talking about a place, or a geological issue. If the latter, then I would suggest water table.
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Local time: 08:30
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5 +4Lençóis (Maranhenses)rhandler
4 +1Water table

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Lençóis (Maranhenses)

Mantenha o nome em português, é o que todos fazem, veja:

Lençóis Maranhenses
Lençóis Maranhenses. One of the most marvelous, unique places in the world, ... For Brazilian cinema buffs: Lençóis Maranhenses is where "Casa de Areia" ...

National Park of Lencois Maranheses, Barrerinhas - Packtours ...
HOW IS LENCOIS MARANHESES: One of the most beautiful places along the Brazilian coastline is National Park of Lençóis Maranhenses. ...

Lençóis Maranhenses National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaThe Lençóis Maranhenses National Park (Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses) is located in Maranhão state, in northeastern Brazil, just east of the Baia ...

- Lencois Maranhenses National Park - Google Earth Explorer
Info: Lencois Maranhenses Coastal dunes is a geological formation of the ... I would like to confirm which is the city nearest to Lencois Maranhenses. ...

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Local time: 04:30
Native speaker of: Portuguese
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agree  Marcia Gascon: yes - have a nice day Ralph ;)
4 mins
  -> Thank you, Marcia. The same to you! ; ))

agree  Paula Vaz-Carreiro: If this is indeed a place and not a geological feature, I agree with you Ralph
28 mins
  -> Thank you, Paula. Yes, it's a place, a National Park. It has nothing to do with water table: the name comes from its aerial view, the sand dunes look like an undulated bed sheet. It's a marvelous place, I went there three years ago and enjoyed it a lot

agree  Adriana Fonseca
59 mins
  -> Obrigado, Adriana.

agree  Fernando Domeniconi: Sem dúvida...refere-se às dunas.
1 hr
  -> Obrigado, Fernando. Veja as imagens no Google, pesquisando "lençois maranhenses" em páginas em inglês. Vale a pena ver a beleza.
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28 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Water table

Not sure if you are talking about a place, or a geological issue. If the latter, then I would suggest water table.

Local time: 08:30
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 8
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agree  Paula Vaz-Carreiro: That's what I thought of too... It really depends on where this is a place or a geological feature
5 mins
  -> Tks, Paula
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