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1. English Channel
The English Channel, also called simply the Channel, is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates Southern England from northern France and links to the southern part of the North Sea by the Strait of Dover at its northeastern end. It is the busiest shipping area in the world.. It is about 560 km (350 mi) long and varies in width from 240 km (150 mi) at its widest to 34 km (21 mi) in the …
Jutland is a peninsula bounded by the North Sea to the west, the Skagerrak to the north, the Kattegat and Baltic Sea to the east, and Germany to the south. Geographically and historically, Jutland comprises the regions of South Jutland (historically also Slesvig), West Jutland, East Jutland (including Djursland) and North Jutland (including Himmerland, Vendsyssel, Hanherred and Thy).
Cornwall (/ ˈ k ɔːr n w ɔː l,-w əl /; Cornish: Kernow [ˈkɛrnɔʊ]) is a ceremonial county in South West England, bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea, to the south by the English Channel, and to the east by Devon, the River Tamar forming the border between them. Cornwall is the westernmost part of the South West Peninsula of the island of Great Britain.
4. These hills rise from the peninsula that juts into the English Channel in South West England. What’s it called?
Surrounded by open water on three sides, Cornwall occupies a peninsula that juts into the Atlantic, with the English Channel to its south. Cornwell gets its name from its shape; the Cornish word kern means horn. To the east of Cornwall is the county of Devon, with the River Tamar creating a natural boundary between Cornwall and the rest of England.
5. These hills rise from the peninsula that juts into the English Channel in South West England. What’s it called?
In 1482, Portuguese traders built Elmina Castle (also called São Jorge da Mina, or Saint George’s of the Mine) in present-day Ghana, on the west coast of Africa. A fortified trading post, it had mounted cannons facing out to sea, not inland toward continental Africa; the Portuguese had greater fear of a naval attack from other Europeans than of a land attack from Africans.
6. These hills rise from the peninsula that juts into the English Channel in South West England. What’s it called?
MAKER, including MOUNT EDGCUMBE From White’s Devonshire Directory of 1850. MAKER parish, which occupies a great part of the bold promontory and peninsula, which juts into the English Channel on the west side of Plymouth Sound, and the south side of the Harbour of Hamoaze, opposite Stonehouse and Devonport, is partly in Cornwall, and contains 2725 inhabitants, and 2260 acres of land, of which …
7. These hills rise from the peninsula that juts into the English Channel in South West England. What’s it called?
Traffic from the Channel ports would come off the M2 via a new motorway, cross the new bridge and loop north-west to the M25. The scheme could be funded partly with tolls. “We need to think big …
8. These hills rise from the peninsula that juts into the English Channel in South West England. What’s it called?
Hengistbury Head is a sandstone headland that juts into the English Channel on the most easterly part of the borough of Bournemouth in Dorset, England. It has history which spans through the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Iron Age, and is an interesting and distinct landmass, great for photography!
9. Stephen Oppenheimer
chris jones says: March 15, 2010 at 2:41 am what a typically arrogant english historian!! i switched off when he described england as england.england obvioulsy didnt exist at this time,it was just britain.as a historian he really should have got the basics right.this is typically pompous and speculative work with no hard evidence Wow Chris Jones what rubbish you are spouting..
10. These hills rise from the peninsula that juts into the English Channel in South West England. What’s it called?
As the Severn Estuary travels from the Bristol Channel to Gloucester, the River Severn, trapped between South Wales, Somerset and Gloucestershire becomes rapidly more narrow and more shallow. At least 12 times a year, (during the spring and autumn equinox) this geographical formation, coupled with exceptionally high lunar tides, produces a wave of water at least four feet high – but sometimes …
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1. Salem, Massachusetts
of Salem Neck which juts out into Salem Harbor. Search and rescue, hunting for derelicts, and medical evacuations were the station’s primary areas of responsibility…
2. Tyre, Lebanon
Buss, and Rashidieh. Tyre juts out from the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and is located about 80 km (50 mi) south of Beirut. It originally consisted of…
(/ˈswɒnzkəm/) is a town in the Borough of Dartford in Kent, England and the civil parish of Swanscombe and Greenhithe. It is located 4.4 miles west of Gravesend…