Dogger Bank


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Dog·ger Bank

 (dô′gər, dŏg′ər)
An extensive sandbank of the central North Sea between Great Britain and Denmark. It is a major breeding ground for fish.

Dogger Bank

(ˈdɒɡə)
n
(Placename) an extensive submerged sandbank in the North Sea between N England and Denmark: fishing ground

Dog′ger Bank′

(ˈdɔ gər, ˈdɒg ər)
n.
a shoal in the North Sea, between N England and Denmark: fishing grounds.
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On the second night she shifted her ballast into the lee bow, and by that time we had been blown off somewhere on the Dogger Bank. There was nothing for it but go below with shovels and try to right her, and there we were in that vast hold, gloomy like a cavern, the tallow dips stuck and flickering on the beams, the gale howling above, the ship tossing about like mad on her side; there we all were, Jermyn, the captain, everyone, hardly able to keep our feet, engaged on that gravedigger's work, and try- ing to toss shovelfuls of wet sand up to windward.
The Dogger Bank development will consist of four distinct phases - Creyke Beck A & B and Teesside A & B - each of these will consist of an investment of between PS3b and 3.4bn delivering a total new electricity capacity of almost 5GW - enough to power 2.5m homes.
It hit 60 miles offshore near Dogger Bank, off the coast of northern England.
Three-way traffic lights were needed for roadworks at the top of Dogger Bank and Pottery Bank, in Morpeth, and caused minor disruption to drivers between February 14 and 21.
Britain's biggest quake was in 1931, around the Dogger Bank off the South Coast, and registered six on the Richter scale.
Darlington Council leader Councillor Bill Dixon said bosses behind the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm project, which if completed would deliver more than 5% of the UK's electricity needs, were showing strong interest in basing their operations and maintenance base on Teesside.
It could have come off Dogger Bank or out of the eroding cliffs."
Work on Dogger Bank, the main route for about 200 youngsters attending the schools, includes road and footway widening and a guardrail to segregate pedestrians and moving traffic.
We are the driving force behind North Sea oil and gas, the nearest region to the crucial Dogger Bank offshore wind zone, are developing major expertise in energy from waste and biomass, and have the natural resources including wind to be leading players in renewables.
Firstly, ever since dear old Michael Fish reassured us that there was nothing to worry about (except his dodgy sports coat and comb-over ensemble) back in 1987 just before a hurricane blew the Home Counties into the Dogger Bank, the Met Office have been more cautious than Chelsea away from home.