Western Pacific

Western Pacific may refer to:

  • Western Pacific Railroad (1903–1983)
  • Western Pacific Railroad (1862–1870)
  • Western Pacific Airlines (1994-1998)
  • Western Pacific Ocean

Western Pacific may also refer to:

  • British Western Pacific Territories
  • Naval Forces Western Pacific
  • Western Pacific basin


Other articles related to "western pacific, pacific, western":

South Pacific Ocean Tropical Cyclone Intensity Scale - Western Pacific
... For own purposes, RSMC Tokyo unofficially divides the typhoon category into three categories, with a strong typhoon having wind speed between 64 kn (74 mph 119 km/h) and 84 kn (97 mph 156 km/h) ... A very strong typhoon has wind speed between 85 kn (98 mph 157 km/h) and 104 kn (120 mph 193 km/h), while a violent typhoon has wind speed over 105 kn (121 mph 194 km/h) ...
San Francisco And Oakland Railroad
... It subsequently was absorbed into the Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) ... operation 1862–1870 Successor Central Pacific Railroad Track gauge 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) (standard gauge) The San Francisco and Oakland Railroad (and Ferry Co.) was formed under the leadership ... The Central Pacific Railroad (CP) decided to make Oakland the western terminus of the transcontinental railroad and therefore purchased the SF O in 1868 ...
Paul E. Tobin, Jr. - Naval Career
... this tour he completed a deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean ... In August 1990, he assumed command of Naval Surface Group, Western Pacific, Task Force 73, and Task Force 75 ... he oversaw the reorganization of naval surface forces in the Western Pacific ...
Southern Pacific Class GS-6 - History
... In 1943 when the Southern Pacific Railroad placed an order for fourteen new "Daylight" locomotives from Lima, World War II was raging, and the War ... Southern Pacific re-designed the engines for general service and it was finally approved ... The smaller and power-starved Western Pacific Railroad was also looking for locomotives at the time and had first requested diesels, then a different style of steam locomotive ...

Famous quotes containing the words pacific and/or western:

    Really, there is no infidelity, nowadays, so great as that which prays, and keeps the Sabbath, and rebuilds the churches. The sealer of the South Pacific preaches a truer doctrine.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Institutions of higher education in the United States are products of Western society in which masculine values like an orientation toward achievement and objectivity are valued over cooperation, connectedness and subjectivity.
    Yolanda Moses (b. 1946)