Goodwin Sands


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Goodwin Sands

(ˈɡʊdwɪn)
pl n
(Placename) a dangerous stretch of shoals at the entrance to the Strait of Dover: separated from the E coast of Kent by the Downs roadstead

Good′win Sands′

(ˈgʊd wɪn)
n.
a line of shoals at the N entrance to the Strait of Dover, off the SE coast of England. 10 mi. (16 km) long.
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The MMO recognises there is a high level of public interest in this application, particularly relating to proposed extraction of aggregate from the Goodwin Sands.
The Dutch East India Company vessel Rooswijk sank on the treacherous Goodwin Sands in 1740, with the loss of an estimated 250 lives, just a day after leaving the Netherlands bound for what is now Jakarta in Indonesia.
A The Farne Islands B The Orkneys C Flamborough Head D The Goodwin Sands
The plane, shot down during the Battle of Britain in 1940, was discovered by divers off Goodwin Sands in 2008.
Head of collections at the RAF Museum Ian Thirsk said that the effort is to restore the piece of history that has been buried on the seafloor of Goodwin Sands for decades.
Shot down by the RAF during the Battle of Britain and said to be in remarkable condition, the plane is lying upside down in 50ft of water on Goodwin Sands in the English Channel.
He spoke at the weekend as efforts started to recover a Dornier DO-17 German bomber from the Goodwin Sands off the coast of Kent for eventual display in the RAF Museum.
Its retrieval from the Goodwin Sands off the Kent coast more than 70 years after it was shot down during the Battle of Britain will mark the biggest recovery of its kind in British waters, the RAF Museum said.
8 miles off Deal in Kent, on the Goodwin Sands in the English Channel.
8 miles off Deal on the east coast of Kent, on the Goodwin Sands in the English Channel.
From his public views on Bahrain, we saw that they were as shallow as the Goodwin Sands.