Bay of Biscay


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an arm of the Atlantic Ocean in western Europe

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It was 11 hours and 135 nautical miles later that 7H realised her error at first light then had to cross virtually the whole of the Bay of Biscay again.
Adrian West, of Meteorwatch, said he spotted the meteor in Berkshire and believed it could have gone down in the English Channel or the Bay of Biscay.
Research director Dr Tom Brereton said: "We have been monitoring fin whale numbers in their Bay of Biscay stronghold for more than 15 years, so we are used to seeing large numbers, but to see so many within British waters in close proximity is unprecedented and an exciting new discovery.
Seeking a favorable site to continue their investigation of the relationship of nucleated settlements to their landscape in Spain during the crucial transition period of the first millennium BC, a team of archaeologists found La Rioja in the upper reaches of the Ebro Valley, straddling the interface between the Celtiberian heartland of central Iberia and the Atlantic zone of the Bay of Biscay.
Spa nish forecasters had warned that a violent storm, named Xynthia, had formed over the Atlantic Ocean and was to cross areas bordering the Bay of Biscay.
Dear Editor, The War Graves Photographic Project, has been contacted by Jos Rey-Ximena seeking any information about living descendents or family of the crew of a Whitley aircraft of No 58 squadron, out of St Eval in Cornwall that was lost on June 12, 1942, while on submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay.
On P&O's Portsmouth to Bilbao, (Spain) service, for instance, a 'two for one' deal on three-night mini-cruises across the Bay of Biscay means one passenger pays pounds 72 for an en-suite cabin, while the other goes free.
The Asgard II, built in 1981, went down as it sailed in fair weather through the Bay of Biscay, 20 miles from shore.
Mr Williams was on the Ciudad de Barcelona, which was torpedoed in the Bay of Biscay by fascist planes.
The pals were crossing the Bay of Biscay in pounds 100 million super ferry, the Pont-Aven when it was struck by a Force 10 gale.
The Bay of Biscay, which the ship sails across from Portsmouth to Spain, is one of the best places to see whales and dolphins, plus oceanic birds.
So when P&O invited me aboard the Pride of Bilbao for a four-day whale and dolphin watching mini-cruise in the Bay of Biscay, it seemed a perfect opportunity to see some marine life up close and to test out my sea legs.
On august 16, 1943, a Halifax bomber took off from RAF St Eval, on an anti-submarine mission over the Bay of Biscay.
Rebuilding is advised for plaice in the North Sea, cod and plaice in the Celtic Sea and sole in the Western Channel and Bay of Biscay
With meticulous research and over 100 photographs, drawings and maps, he traces her illustrious career on the Murmansk run, in the English Channel off Normandy, the Bay of Biscay and Korea.