Albatross Bay

залив Албатросс (Австралия)

Англо-русский географический словарь. 2013.

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  • Albatross (disambiguation) — Albatross is a type of seabird.The word albatross is also frequently employed to mean long term impediment; burden; curse , ( see Albatross (metaphor)). Such use is an allusion to Samuel Taylor Coleridge s poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner… …   Wikipedia

  • Albatross Island (South Georgia) — Albatross Island is also the old name of West Point Island in the Falklands, and an island in Mauritius Albatross Island (coord|54|1|S|37|20|W|) is an island 2 miles (3.2 km) southeast of Cape Buller, lying in the Bay of Isles, South Georgia.… …   Wikipedia

  • Albatross (horse) — Albatross (1968 1998) was a bay horse by Meadow Skipper out of Voodoo Hanover by Dancer Hanover. He was voted harness horse of the year in 1971 and 1972.Trained and driven by Harry Harvey from the time he was a yearling until a week before his… …   Wikipedia

  • albatross — (n.) 1670s, probably from Spanish or Portuguese alcatraz pelican (16c.), perhaps derived from Arabic al ghattas sea eagle [Barnhart]; or from Port. alcatruz the bucket of a water wheel [OED], from Arabic al qadus machine for drawing water, jar… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Albatross — This article is about the bird family. For other uses, see Albatross (disambiguation). Albatross Temporal range: Oligocene–recent …   Wikipedia

  • Bay of Isles — The Bay of Isles (coord|54|2|S|37|20|W|) is a bay 9 miles (14 km) wide and receding 3 miles (4.8 km), lying between Cape Buller and Wilson along the north coast of South Georgia. It was discovered in 1775 by a British expedition under James Cook… …   Wikipedia

  • albatross — [17] The word albatross has a confused history. The least uncertain thing about it is that until the late 17th century it was alcatras; the change of the first element to albaseems to have arisen from association of the albatross’s white colour… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • albatross — [17] The word albatross has a confused history. The least uncertain thing about it is that until the late 17th century it was alcatras; the change of the first element to albaseems to have arisen from association of the albatross’s white colour… …   Word origins

  • USS Albatross (MSC-289) — was an Albatross class coastal minesweeper acquired by the U.S. Navy for clearing coastal minefields. The sixth ship to be named Albatross by the navy, MSC 289 was laid down on 26 February 1959 by Tacoma Boat Building Inc., Tacoma, Washington,… …   Wikipedia

  • USS Albatross (1882) — The second USS Albatross was an iron hulled, twin screw steamer in the United States Navy and reputedly the first vessel ever built especially for marine research. Albatross was laid down at Wilmington, Delaware, by Pusey and Jones in March 1882; …   Wikipedia

  • USS Albatross (1858) — was a screw steamer rigged as a three masted schooner acquired by the Union Navy during the beginning of the American Civil War. She was outfitted as a gunboat with heavy guns and used in the Union blockade of the waterways of the Confederate… …   Wikipedia

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