anevisaje

English translation: (runways for) snow landings

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Spanish term or phrase:anevisaje
English translation:(runways for) snow landings
Entered by: Karin Kutscher

23:33 Jun 2, 2011
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Transport / Transportation / Shipping / Antarctic Exploration
Spanish term or phrase: anevisaje
En el reducido espacio del islote Isabel Riquelme, expuesto a vientos de más de 200 kilómetros por hora, coexisten antiguas y nuevas construcciones correspondientes a la nueva Base O´Higgins y la Base GARS O’Higgins de Alemania y su importante antena satelital; pistas de anevisaje; muelles de atraque de naves menores; hangares; talleres de motores y otras instalaciones auxiliares.
Karin Kutscher
Local time: 13:15
(runways for) snow landings
Explanation:
by aircraft with skis
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patinba
Argentina
Local time: 13:15
Grading comment
Thank you so very much!
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(runways for) snow landings


Explanation:
by aircraft with skis

patinba
Argentina
Local time: 13:15
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 164
Grading comment
Thank you so very much!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christine Walsh: Even wheels, apparently: http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/175767/Airbus-landing-Antarctic...
2 mins
  -> Thanks Christine. Although the word in Spanish is probably the same, wheeled aircraft tend to land on ice (known as a blue ice landing).

agree  psicutrinius
2 hrs
  -> Thank-you!

agree  cranesfreak: agree. landings on snow. See: The Twin Otter aircraft are equipped with skis for landing on snow and ice in remote areas. In addition to its role ferrying people and supplies between ... www.antarctica.ac.uk
4 hrs
  -> Thanks. As I said above, skis for snow, you never know how deep it is.
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