Nouns denoting spatial position

apex
the highest point (of something)
 
Appleton layer
the highest region of the ionosphere (from 90 to 600 miles up) which contains the highest concentration of free electrons and is most useful for long-range radio transmission
 
cabstand
a place where taxis park while awaiting customers
 
lie
position or manner in which something is situated
 
Mount Athos
an autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth century
 
Canary Islands
a group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa forming Spanish provinces
 
Malta
a strategically located island to the south of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea
 
pole position
the most favorable position at the start of a race
 
Somerset
a county in southwestern England on the Bristol Channel
 
Republic of Bulgaria
a republic in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe
 
Antigua and Barbuda
a country in the northern Leeward Islands
 
Lesser Sunda Islands
a chain of islands forming a province of Indonesia to the east of Java; includes Bali and Timor
 
Nouakchott
capital of Mauritania; located in western Mauritania near the Atlantic coast
 
Sunderland
a port and industrial city in northeastern England
 
Batna
a town in north central Algeria
 
Languedoc-Roussillon
a region in south central France; named after the medieval dialect of French that was spoken there
 
Venezia-Euganea
a region of northeastern Italy on the Adriatic
 
Karachi
the largest city in Pakistan; located in southeastern Pakistan; an industrial center and seaport on the Arabian Sea; former capital of Pakistan
 
Butte
a town in southwestern Montana; center for mining copper
 
storm centre
the central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm
 
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