Recent Examples of high sea from the Web
Fishing was good before the big seas rolled in and tough while the high seas prevailed.
But as climate change worsens, and thus brings even more rain and higher seas, will mere adaptation plans be enough to protect lives and property?
The draft would authorize the 192 other U.N. member states to stop these ships on the high seas to check their cargo without their consent.
Bidding farewell to wife Clare (Amy Loughton) in late October, Crowhurst sails his innovative triple-hulled yacht Teignouth Electron onto the high seas.
It was followed by a distress call saying the boat was disabled in high seas and 115 mph winds, near Vieques, an island off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico.
There was little frequent surface fighting on the high seas, apart from the waters around Europe and Britain, and in the Mediterranean.
The latest draft also would step up an inspections program for cargo ships heading to or from North Korea, but wouldn’t authorize the use of force to board ships on the high seas, as an earlier draft would.
In addition, negotiations are underway at the U.N. about a possible treaty to protect the biodiversity of the high seas, which represent two-thirds of the global ocean.
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First Known Use of high sea
before 12th century
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