Heligoland

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Heligoland

(ˈhɛlɪɡəʊˌlænd)
n
(Placename) a small island in the North Sea, one of the North Frisian Islands, separated from the coast of NW Germany by the Heligoland Bight: administratively part of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein: a large island in early medieval times, now eroded to an area of about 150 hectares (380 acres); ceded by Britain to Germany in 1890 in exchange for Zanzibar. German name: Helgoland
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1952 Britain returns the island of Helgoland to West Germany.
The passenger ferry, owned by Reederei Cassen Eils GmbH, will operate between Cuxhaven and the island of Helgoland.
RWE is also constructing the Nordsee Ost (NSO) offshore wind farm around 35 kilometres to the northeast of the island of Helgoland in the German North Sea region.
The starting signal for construction of the 48 wind turbines was given in late 2011; the site is located 30 km north of the island of Helgoland.