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" I might expect to meet savages; but seeing no signs of life, I came to anchor in eight fathoms of water, where I lay all night under a high mountain. Here I had my first experience with the terrific squalls, called williwaws, which extended from this... "
Sailing Alone Around the World - Page 89
by Joshua Slocum - 1919 - 294 pages
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Through the Land of Fire: Fifty-Six South

Ben Pester - Atlantic Ocean - 2004 - 283 pages
...squalls, called williwaws, which extended from this point through the strait to the Pacific. They are compressed gales of wind that Boreas handed down over...they cease now and then, if only for a short time.' Sandy Point is a translation of Punta Arenas, St. Nicholas Bay is five miles south of our Aguila anchorage...
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Through the Land of Fire: Fifty-Six South

Ben Pester - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 286 pages
...squalls, called williwaws, which extended from this point through the strait to the Pacific. They are compressed gales of wind that Boreas handed down over...like other gales, they cease now and then, if only fora short time.' Sandy Point is a translation of Punta Arenas, St. Nicholas Bay is five miles south...
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Why the Wind Blows: A History of Weather and Global Warming

Matthys Levy - Nature - 2007 - 191 pages
...waters (Fig. 2.6). Joshua Slocum, the first man to sail solo around the world described them as, ". . .compressed gales of wind that Boreas handed down...full-blown williwaw will throw a ship, even without sail set, over on her beam ends." Although Magellan had an easy passage through the strait, he was betrayed...
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