Denmark Strait


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Denmark Strait

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

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


n.
a strait between Iceland and Greenland. 130 mi. (210 km) wide.
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(45) Pack ice and icebergs are carried down the east coast of Greenland through the Denmark Strait. Between mid-August and November or December there is little ice in the Denmark Strait; navigation is more restricted during the rest of the year, especially from March to June, when ice covers most of the strait.
HMS Hood, pride of the Royal Navy and its largest vessel before the war, was sunk during the Battle of the Denmark Strait in May 1941.
Tel: 0191 491 3878 THE 24th May marks the 77th anniversary of The Battle of Denmark Strait when the German battleship Bismark, sank HMS Hood with the loss of 1415 lives.
MAY 24, marks the 77th anniversary of the Battle of the Denmark Strait when HMS Hood was sunk by the German Battleship Bismark causing the loss of 1,415 British sailors.
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.
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. The search was eventually called off due to bad weather.
Which famous ship disappeared in the Denmark Strait on May 24, 1941?
Which famous ship sank in the Denmark Strait on May 14, 1941?
To the Denmark Strait: Oceanographers Search for a Mysterious Current deserves ongoing recommendation as an outstanding collection of photos by Rachel Fletcher and Sindre Skrede, paired with a DVD of videos by Ben Harden and cemented by a collaboration with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
To the Denmark Strait: Oceanographers Search for a Mysterious Current provides a firsthand account of famous oceanographer Robert Pickart's expedition to affirm the existence and origin of a previously unknown current between Greenland and Iceland, and is an invaluable choice for any collection strong in oceanography and science.