Bay of Biscay

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an arm of the Atlantic Ocean in western Europe

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'The Bay of Biscay is renowned for being a vast rich feeding ground for a diverse range of cetaceans and so going in I was hopeful of a handful of sightings.
A spokesman from LD Lines commented: “We are delighted to be supporting the inspirational research work of MARINElife via our UK - France - Spain services which traverse the Bay of Biscay. The vital conservation work they undertake will be extensively promoted on board as we are certain this will be of enormous interest to many of our travelling passengers.”
Having survived crashing into the Bay of Biscay on his fourth training mission, Cauley finished the war as a flying officer.
The European Union decided, on 23 July, to cut by 17% the quota for anchovy fishing in the Bay of Biscay during the 2013-2014 season, due to further deterioration of the stock in this zone.
Summary: Lisbon: The notorious Bay of Biscay is set to give the 2013 Route des Princes ...
Fitting under the organ loft, the Calvary figures, consisting of Crucifix, Our Lady, and St John the Evangelist, are the work of the Spanish sculptor Dario Fernandez surviving severe storms on their passage in the Bay of Biscay. Fernandez was the only living imaginero (an artist who not only sculpts but also paints and decorates his own figures) to have work included in the National Gallery's acclaimed exhibition of 'The Sacred Made Real' in 2009/10.
The man, who has not been named but is from Derby, is unaccounted for after his tugboat got into trouble on Monday morning in the area of the Bay of Biscay.
Since setting off on his epic journey on Saturday October 15 from Caernarfon he has passed Ireland, the infamous Bay of Biscay where he took some heavy weather damage, Spain, Portugal, Madeira and the Canaries, before sailing down to the Cape Verde islands off West Africa.
But their instruments had a three-day head start on the journey, which was taking them by road to the south coast, then on a two-day voyage across the Bay of Biscay to Santander.
Digbeth-based corporate film company Fullrange is sponsoring a sea kayaker Ash Jeyes in an expedition to kayak solo from Weymouth to the Bay of Biscay in Spain in aid of Help for Heroes.
The scientists said that they have found the sediments carried by the river, known as the Fleuve Manche, in the Bay of Biscay where seabed excavations have revealed the sequence of geological events that ultimately led to Britain becoming an island.
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.
More than 20 species of whale and dolphin have been recorded by the ferry company on their trips across the Channel and into the Bay of Biscay. Go to
Bay of Biscay, Atlantic Ocean, Strait of Gibraltar, Mediterranean Sea