English to Afrikaans Meaning :: landfall

Landfall :
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- wal

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Noun(1) the seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water(2) the first sighting of land from the sea after a voyage (or flight over water

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(1) This was the first landfall for vessels sailing the ‘great circle course’ from South Africa's Cape of Good Hope to the eastern Australian colonies.(2) Whakatane is the chief service town for the eastern Bay of Plenty and was the landfall for the first Maori arrivals.(3) After donning kilos of thermal underwear, Goretex and gumboots, all topped off by mandatory red life-jackets, we pile into the Zodiacs for our first landfall .(4) Here they could oversee the water below, look back on the green land which was Shalisa, and far out across Sea to their right where a hazy grey line indicated the first landfall David would make on his return journey home.(5) he made landfall and fixed his position(6) Morison researched Columbus's second voyage, which had made landfall at Dominica and then gone north.(7) Brazil is said to be interested in using the port of Walvis Bay as a landfall for exporting products to fellow Portuguese speaking country Angola.(8) Coming from the Caribbean, we made our landfall at Cayo Largo.(9) Because the island was the final landfall before passage to America, ships would load up on Madeira's wines, both as a product to sell and to use as ballast.(10) a landfall had blocked off the river centuries back(11) Said to be the original landfall of Christopher Columbus, it is graced with elegant Bermudian and colonial-style buildings.(12) It is a scene that has changed little from when Christopher Columbus made landfall here for supplies and water on his legendary voyage to discover the Americas.(13) The walkers journeyed along the Meridian Line from its first landfall on the North Sea coast at Tunstall to the banks of the Humber at Sunk Island.(14) In calm seas and glorious weather, the ship made landfall off the abandoned whaling station of Grytviken, and secured to the Admiralty buoy in Cumberland Bay.(15) The fleet did make a landfall ; did put men and horses ashore; did engage the Japanese; but, astonishingly and in defiance of all precedent, were forced by the furious samurai into retreat.(16) Sherkin was a pirate kingdom for a brief period of prosperity, providing beaches for careening ships, a safe landfall and opportunity for carousing.
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