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North sea

North sea

Characteristics

Description

The North Sea is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean on the European continental shelf. It connects with the rest of the Atlantic through the Dover Strait and the English Channel in the south and through the Norwegian Sea in the north.
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La mer du Nord est une mer de l'océan Atlantique, située au nord-ouest de l'Europe.
Elle communique avec :
  • la Manche par le pas de Calais au sud-ouest ;
  • la mer Baltique par le Skagerrak ou le canal de Kiel à l'est ;
  • l'océan Atlantique (mer de Norvège) au nord.
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Il Mar del Nord o Mare del Nord fa parte dell'Oceano Atlantico ed è situato tra le coste norvegesi e danesi ad est; le coste delle isole britanniche ad ovest; le coste tedesche, olandesi, belghe e francesi a sud; con il Mar di Norvegia a nord.
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El mar del Norte es un mar abierto del océano Atlántico, situado entre las costas de Noruega y Dinamarca en el este, las de las islas Británicas al oeste, y las de Alemania, los Países Bajos, Bélgica y Francia al sur.
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Norwegian Sea

The Norwegian Sea (Norwegian: Norskehavet) is a marginal sea in the North Atlantic Ocean. It is located between the North Sea (i.e. north of Scotland) and the Greenland Sea and adjoins the North Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Barents Sea to the northeast. In the southwest, it ...
7 Jul 11

Maunsell army forts

The Maunsell sea forts are a group of forts built during World War II. Today, they stand in the Thames estuary and are truly man-made islands that provide refuge for the local birds as well as a navigational guide for ships. Although not all of them still stand, there are plans ...
24 Sep 14

Belgium - Belgique

The Belgian coast extends for 36 miles between the French frontier and the Netherlands boundary, the latter situated 6 miles W of the mouth of the Westerschelde. The entire area is fronted by an extensive series of shoal banks, both detached and contiguous to the shore.
The shoals ...
5 May 12

Sandness

Petit port très abrité. Acceuil sympathique. Magazin libre service en haut du quai. Fuel sur le ponton, essence à 100 m sanitaire, douche, laverie nombreuses balades info 2012
11 Oct 12

Boytheman

1 Jan 70

Sandnessjøen

port côtier situé au pied de Sju Søstre (les 7 Soeurs), escale de la ligne Hurtigruten.
6 Sep 11

Oslo Harbor

Marina
29 Jul 11

Tofte

Small port.
29 Jul 11

Stromstad

Small port protected by a breakwater.
29 Jul 11

Jonas

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23 Jan 11

Hemnesberget Marina

Small port.
29 Jul 11

Fjallbacka

Small port.
29 Jul 11

Ursholmen

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20 Apr 09

Holmestrand

Small port protected by a breakwater.
29 Jul 11

Hunnebostrand

Small port.
29 Jul 11

Marstrand

Small port.
29 Jul 11

Hamneskär

The lighthouse at Pater Noster, situated at Hamneskär, has been in use since 1868 and was switch off 1977. The construction in cast iron is design by the famous Nils Gustaf von Heidenstam.
2 Aug 11

Sandefjorden

Port.
29 Jul 11

Geiranger

Situé tout au fond du Geirangerfjord, l'un des plus beaux de Norvège.
6 Sep 11

Vinga

Vinga - The gateway to Westsweden
Information, slideshows and sounds from Vinga. (In Swedish). Select bilder to view the slideshows. More on this lighthouse on www.vinga.net/vi.htm
15 Apr 09

Nidingen

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20 Apr 09

Soraker

Small port.
30 Jul 11

Reine

Small port.
29 Jul 11
Local Area

NE Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world's oceanic divisions; with a total area of about 106.4 million square kilometres (41.1 million square miles), it covers approximately one-fifth of the Earth's surface.
The Atlantic Ocean has irregular coasts indented by numerous ...
31 Jul 11

Kattegat

The Kattegat  or Kattegatt  is the sea area bounded by the Jutland peninsula and the Straits islands of Denmark .The main islands of the Kattegat are Samsø, Læsø and Anholt, where the latter two, due to their dry summer climate, are referred to as the Danish desert belt. ...
25 Jul 11

Skagerrak

The Skagerrak is a strait running between Norway and the southwest coast of Sweden and the Jutland peninsula of Denmark, connecting the North Sea and the Kattegat sea area, which leads to the Baltic Sea.
The S side of the Skagerrak extending between Hanstholm and Skagen, about ...
25 Jul 11

Baltic sea

The Baltic Sea is located in Northern Europe. It is bounded by the Scandinavian Peninsula, the mainland of Europe, and the Danish islands.
The Baltic sea is about 1600 km  long, an average of 193 km wide, and an average of 55 m  deep. The maximum depth ...
25 Jul 11

Hebrides

The Hebrides (Gaelic: Innse Gall) comprise a widespread and diverse archipelago off the west coast of Scotland, and in geological terms are composed of the oldest rocks in the British Isles. They can be divided into two main groups:
Inner Hebrides, including Islay, Jura, Skye, ...
5 Jan 08

Irish sea

1 Jan 70
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