Cod War


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cod war

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any of three disputes that occurred in 1958, 1972–73, and 1975–76 between Britain and Iceland, concerning Iceland's unilateral extension of her fishing limits

Cod War

1972–76 A fishing dispute between Britain and Iceland.
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1976: Iceland broke off diplomatic relations with Britain after the two countries failed to agree on limits in the Cod War fishing dispute.
The Cod War fought beneath Northern Lights When Iceland asserted territorial rights, Trawlers and gunboats in confrontation To put more fish in the plates of our nation.
1 The Bolshoi Ballet celebrated its 200th birthday 2 NASA's Viking 1 spacecraft landed on Mars 3 Britain and Iceland signed an agreement to end the third Cod War 4 Chris Evert defeated Evonne Cawley in the Wimbledon Women's Singles Final impossipuzzles "The jokers are still in the box," said Borislav.
RW may do marginally better about 'resolving' the fishing dispute with India by reading up on his 2nd favourite country (UK) 's Cod War with Iceland (whose income is almost totally dependent on fishing).
A Puffin B Kestrel C Kingfisher D Hummingbird QUESTION 5 - for 5 points: Which country was involved in the so-called Cod War with Britain during the 1970s?
The replacement of arrogance with nobility shows the end of cod war at Wahga border between the two countries which fought three and a half wars without solving any problem except adding exponentially to the miseries of one fifth of humanity.
Who were Britain's opponents in the Cod War in the 1970s?
Icelandic relations entered a more stable phase after the end of the Cod War and the decision to continue the presence of the fighter squadron.
The cod war had been raging since the end of November when the Commission announced its latest move to save stocks from collapse in the Irish and North Sea following dire scientific warnings.
Director-producer Julius Kemp's Icelandic Filmcompany will continue its collaboration with Douglas for his romantic comedy "A Man Like Me -- A Woman Like You," and Magus is packaging Danish director Peter Ringgaard's "Differences Alike," based on the 1970s cod war between Iceland and the U.
To give a quick reminder of a problem that at the time seemed so serious - do you remember the Cod War.