• English Channel - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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 ...
  • English Channel | Location, History, & Facts | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/place/English-Channel English Channel, also called The Channel, French La Manche, narrow arm of the Atlantic Ocean separating the southern coast of England from the northern coast of France and tapering eastward to its junction with the North Sea at the Strait of Dover (French: Pas de Calais). With an area of some 29,000 square miles (75,000 square km), it is the smallest of the shallow seas covering the ...
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    www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/infopage/englishchannel.htm The English Channel is a part of the Atlantic Ocean, and it separates the island of Britain (part of the UK) from northern France and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. It is today one of the busiest shipping lanes on the planet. It's approximately 350 miles long, and at its narrowest in the Strait of Dover.
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    encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/English+Channel English Channel, Fr. La Manche [the sleeve], arm of the Atlantic Ocean, c.350 (560 km) long, between France and Great Britain. It is 112 mi (180 km) wide at its west entrance, between Land's End, England, and Ushant, France. Its greatest width, c.150 mi (240 km) is between Lyme Bay and the Gulf of St.-Malo; at the east, between Dover and Cape Gris-Nez, it is 21 mi (34 km) wide.
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    www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/english-channel English Channel definition: an arm of the Atlantic Ocean between S England and N France , linked with the North Sea... | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples
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    www.yourdictionary.com/english-channel English Channel definition: arm of the Atlantic, between S England & NW France: 21-150 mi (34-241 km) wide; c. 350 mi (563 km) long...
  • English Channel - Economic aspects | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/place/English-Channel/Economic-aspects English Channel - English Channel - Economic aspects: Connecting the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, the respective waters of which are rich in warm- and cold-water plankton, the English Channel is favoured from the latter with cod, herring, and whiting and from the former with hake, pilchard, and mullet. The traditional fishing industry declined in the 20th century with the development of ...
  • Chunnel Opens - HISTORY

    www.history.com/this-day-in-history/english-channel-tunnel-opens A rail tunnel under the English Channel—known as the Chunnel—is officially opened, connecting Britain and the European mainland for the first time since the Ice Age.
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  • Channel Tunnel - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Channel_Tunnel The Channel Tunnel (French: Le tunnel sous la Manche), also referred to as the Chunnel, is a 50.45-kilometre (31.35 mi) railway tunnel that connects Folkestone (Kent, England) with Coquelles (Pas-de-Calais, France), beneath the English Channel at the Strait of Dover.It is the only fixed link between the island of Great Britain and the European mainland.