caja (glaciar) abierta a mediodía

English translation: southern facing glacial trough

13:12 Dec 20, 2018
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Geography / Glaciers
Spanish term or phrase: caja (glaciar) abierta a mediodía
Article about glaciers in the Sierra Nevada:
'El circo de Río Seco es una amplia caja glaciar abierta a mediodía, mientras que el valle de San Juan es un estrecho valle orientado al norte.'


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Margarida Martins Costelha
Portugal
Local time: 06:48
English translation:southern facing glacial trough
Explanation:
No proper explanation, but mediodía is another word for south (as is midi in French)
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patinba
Argentina
Local time: 03:48
Grading comment
Thank you everyone!
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1 +4southern facing glacial trough
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5 peer agreement (net): +4
southern facing glacial trough


Explanation:
No proper explanation, but mediodía is another word for south (as is midi in French)

patinba
Argentina
Local time: 03:48
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 20
Grading comment
Thank you everyone!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you, patinba!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Chema Nieto Castañón: Makes full sense, especialmente teniendo en cuenta la descripción que sigue sobre el Valle de San Juan como orientado al norte
2 hrs
  -> Ok! Gracias!

agree  Marie Wilson: Most likely, and as Chema says, fits with the other description.
6 hrs
  -> Thank you, Marie!

agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
9 hrs
  -> Thank you!

agree  Cornelius Gillen: south-facing, rather than southern facing
19 hrs
  -> I like it better! Thanks.
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