Azores high


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  • Azores High — The Azores High, also known as the Bermuda High in the United States, is a large subtropical semi permanent centre of high atmospheric pressure found near the Azores in the Atlantic Ocean, at the Horse latitudes. It forms one pole of the North… …   Wikipedia

  • Azores high — Meteorol. a subtropical high centered near the Azores. * * * ▪ meteorology       large, persistent, atmospheric high pressure centre that develops over the subtropical region of the North Atlantic Ocean. It is a subtropical high pressure cell… …   Universalium

  • Azores high — Meteorol. a subtropical high centered near the Azores …   Useful english dictionary

  • Azores — This article is about the archipelago. For the area of high pressure, see Azores High. Coordinates: 37°44′28″N 25°40′32″W / 37.74111°N 25.67556°W …   Wikipedia

  • High pressure area — A high pressure area (also called a high or high pressure) is a region where the atmospheric pressure is greater than surrounding areas. In the northern hemisphere high pressure areas move clockwise, whereas they move counter clockwise in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Azores — • An archipelago situated in that tract of the Atlantic Ocean which is known to mariners as the Sargasso Sea Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Azores     Azores      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Azores — Azorean, Azorian /euh zawr ee euhn, zohr /, adj., n. /euh zawrz , euh zohrz , ay zawrz, ay zohrz/, n. (used with a pl. v.) a group of islands in the N Atlantic, W of Portugal: politically part of Portugal. 336,100; 890 sq. mi. (2305 sq. km). * *… …   Universalium

  • Azores Air Zone Command — Infobox Military Unit unit name=Comando da Zona Aérea dos Açores (Azores Air Zone Command) caption= dates= 1956 country= flag|Portugal branch= Air Force type= role= size= command structure=Operational Command (COFA) garrison=Air Base No. 4… …   Wikipedia

  • High Frequency Global Communications System — The High Frequency Global Communications System (HF GCS) is a network of single sideband shortwave transmitters of the United States Air Force which is used to communicate with aircraft in flight, ground stations and some United States Navy… …   Wikipedia

  • North American High — The North American High (also Canadian High/Anticyclone, sometimes in Europe Greenland High/Anticyclone) is an impermanent high pressure area or anticyclone created by anticyclogenesis (anticyclone + the Greek word genesis, meaning birth, origin… …   Wikipedia

  • North Pacific High — The North Pacific High is a semi permanent, subtropical anticyclone located in the north east of the Pacific Ocean north east of Hawaii. It is strongest during the northern hemisphere summer, and shifts towards the equator during the winter when… …   Wikipedia

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