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Synonyms for roadstead

a partly sheltered anchorage


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Outer works such as roadsteads are considered to be located in internal waters, even though the structures may be surrounded by territorial sea.
31) Finally, with respect to a violation occurring aboard a foreign vessel during its innocent passage, if the vessel has no intention of calling at one of its roadsteads or ports, the coastal state should not exercise its enforcement jurisdiction over that vessel except in very limited circumstances: if the consequences of the violation extend to the coastal state; if the violation is of a kind to disturb the peace of the country or the good order of the territorial sea; if the master of the ship or a diplomatic agent or consular officer of the flag state has requested the assistance of local authorities; or if enforcement proceedings are necessary for the suppression of illicit traffic in narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances.
MESF provides inshore and coastal surveillance, security and antiterrorism for aircraft, airfields, campsites, convoys and convoy routes, ports, harbors, anchorages, approaches, roadsteads and other inshore or coastal areas of importance.
Santiago reminisces every night of "the white peaks of the Islands rising from the sea and then he dreamed of the different harbours and roadsteads of the Canary Islands" (OMATS 25).
The gross and net result of it is that people who spent most of their natural lives riding iron bicycles over the rocky roadsteads of this parish get their personalities mixed up with the personalities of their bicycle as a result of the interchanging of the atoms of each of them and you would be surprised at the number of people in these parts who nearly are half people and half bicycle.