Helgoland


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Hel·go·land

 (hĕl′gō-lănd′, -länt′)
An island of northwest Germany in the Helgoland Bight, an inlet of the North Sea southwest of Jutland. The island belonged to Denmark and Great Britain before being ceded to Germany in 1890. It is a popular tourist resort.
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Helgoland

(ˈhɛlɡolant)
n
(Placename) the German name for Heligoland
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Hel•go•land

(ˈhɛl goʊˌlɑnt)

n.
a German island in the North Sea. ¼ sq. mi. (0.6 sq. km).
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1952 Britain returns the island of Helgoland to West Germany.
Prior to basing the fleet at Lowestoft the company was working out of Helgoland transporting service crews to the Meerwind offshore wind farm in the German sector of the North Sea.
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Helgoland, an island in the German North Sea archipelago, went
International Helgoland Symposium on "Diseases of marine organisms" held on Helgoland from 11th-16th September 1983.
Long-term studies in the Helgoland Trench, which is found to the south of the eponymous North Sea island in the German Bight confirm this trend.
The environmentally friendly system will act as a 900 MW electricity transmission link that will connect offshore wind farms located at the DolWin wind farm area near Helgoland in the German sector of the North Sea.
The Helgoland Cluster projects, Dan Tysk of Swedish utility Vattenfall and Borkum West II of Trianel are delayed by more than a year due to grid connection problems, but are expected to be online in the next years.
Being awarded the construction of the windfarm began on the site 23km North of Helgoland during 2012 and is expected to be completed before the end of 2013.
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.
These range from a double inkwell made from metals taken from the surrendered German battleship Helgoland to a cast metal monkey and walnut inkwell from 1880.