Denmark Strait


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Denmark Strait

A channel between Greenland and Iceland connecting the Arctic Ocean with the northern Atlantic Ocean.

Denmark Strait

n
(Placename) a channel between SE Greenland and Iceland, linking the Arctic Ocean with the Atlantic

Den′mark Strait′


n.
a strait between Iceland and Greenland. 130 mi. (210 km) wide.
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Douglas, sailing on the King George V, was part of a crew sent to pursue the Bismarck through the Denmark Strait to avenge the Hood's sinking.
Douglas, serving on the King George V, was part of a crew sent to pursue the battleship through the Denmark Strait.
The pair crossed the Denmark Strait and reached Iceland on Sunday July 3rd and are now hopping along the Icelandic coast before taking on the six day crossing to the Faroe Islands across the formidable stretch of ocean known as the devils dancefloor.
The major part of the Denmark Strait was usually covered by ice.
We prep Hummingbird and embark on a 400 mile voyage across the Denmark Strait to Greenland.
In 2012, Allen loaned the same ship that located the Musashi to the British government to locate HMS Hood bell from the bottom of the Denmark Strait.
Which famous ship disappeared in the Denmark Strait on May 24, 1941?
Which famous ship sank in the Denmark Strait on May 14, 1941?
The ship's first mission was to intercept the mighty German battleship Bismarck in the Denmark Strait in a decisive battle, later filmed as Sink The Bismarck
One example is the Battle of the Denmark Strait, 24 May 1941, as it is generally known, when HMS Hood and Prince of Wales met the Bismarck and Prinz Eugen between Iceland and Greenland.
England lost to Germany's battleship Bismarck in the 1941 Battle of the Denmark Strait.
However, during the Battle of the Denmark Strait in May 1941, the vessel was sunk by the German battleship Bismarck off the coast of Greenland.