Strait of Dover

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the strait between the English Channel and the North Sea

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Which sandbanks in the Strait of Dover are a march brown?
Which sandbanks in the Strait of Dover are a danger to shipping when exposed at low tide?
The White Cliffs of Dover, the cliffs forming part of the British coastline on the Strait of Dover, will now be taken care of by the National Trust, the charitable organisation that looks after around 250,000 hectares of countryside, 720 miles of coastline, and numerous historic places in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The findings were based on the U-shaped valley at the bottom of the Strait of Dover (SN: 7/21/07, p.
A spotter plane which keeps an eye on cargo ships and ferries in the Strait of Dover could be relocated to Coventry Airport if it re-opens in the New Year.
The ship made radio contact with Dover Coastguard as it was about to enter the Strait of Dover on July 28.
The Malteseregistered Arctic Sea and its 15-strong Russian crew have not been heard from since communicating with British Coastguards as it prepared to enter the Strait of Dover from the North Sea at 1.
They would rise to the Varne Bank sandbank in the Strait of Dover, on which a posting stage would be built for changing horses.
Peter Stephenson, boss of Teesside firm Able UK, said the first two 'ghost ships' will leave in two weeks and have to navigate the Strait of Dover before travelling the eastern coast and arriving here by mid-October.
The disastrous collision happened at the northern entrance of the Strait of Dover between England and France at 1.
The Foreign Secretary's proposal would span the 22-mile wide Strait of Dover, the busiest shipping lane in the world.