02OCT 2021
North Sea maps

North Sea maps

Route Details From - to: Whitehaven or Workington to Newcastle or Sunderland (Irish Sea off Cumbrian Coast to North Sea off Northumbrian Coast). Map includes Penrith-Carlisle Link to Scottish route. Distance: 136 miles. Map shows 202 miles of route, of which 79 are traffic-free. Terrain: Minor roads, disused railway lines, off-road tracks and specially constructed cycle paths Categorisation:…

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12SEP 2021
North Sea Currents

North Sea Currents

Delhez, E. and G. Martin, 1992: Preliminary results of 3-D baroclinic models of the mesoscale and macroscale circulations on the North-West European Shelf. J. Mar. Systems, , 423–440. DHI, 1967: Tafeln der Astronomischen Argumente Vo+v und der Korrektionen j, v. Deutsches Hydrographisches Institut, Nr…
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23AUG 2021
Map of North Sea oil fields

Map of North Sea oil fields

This is the biggest UK political story in a generation. By the way it could have been all settled by now if: - The UK gov hadn t covered up the true extent of North Sea oil in the 70s - The UK gov hadn t fixed the result of the 79 devolution referendum and then renegaded on a promise to provide more…
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03AUG 2021
Whales in the North Sea

Whales in the North Sea

A minke whale – one of the species being more commonly seen in the North Sea. Photograph: Murdo Macleod The North Sea, by reputation grey, cold and empty, is becoming one of Europe s more desirable whale and dolphin-watching places, with sightings at record levels. This year, passengers on the King Seaways…
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14JUL 2021
North Sea ports

North Sea ports

Antwerp s potential was recognized by Napoleon Bonaparte and he ordered the construction of Antwerp s first lock and dock in 1811. Called the Bonaparte Dock, it was joined by a second dock - called the Willem Dock after the Dutch King - in 1813. When the Belgian revolution broke out in 1830, there was…
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24JUN 2021
North Sea bathymetry

North Sea bathymetry

The mid-Pliocene warm period (MPWP; ~ 3.3 to 3.0 Ma) is the most recent interval in Earth s history in which global temperatures reached and remained at levels similar to those projected for the near future. The distribution of global warmth, however, was different than today in that the high latitudes…
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04JUN 2021
North Sea Kraken

North Sea Kraken

Appears to be immune to frost, and just ignores you, even if you attack it. I used Death Grip, which got it s attention for the 3 seconds of the buff, but once it wore, it turned and ignored me again. Comment by DELPlaguetongue This monster was added with patch 3.2. It s currently located Hrothgar s…
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15MAY 2021
Jobs in the North Sea

Jobs in the North Sea

Ships in a harbour in Aberdeen, where much of the British oil industry is based. BP says it remains committed to its North Sea operations despite the job losses. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod for the Guardian The British oil and gas group is laying off 600 people in Scotland in a cost-cutting drive that…
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25APR 2021
North Sea production company

North Sea production company

The North Sea is one of the old guard for oil production, and companies are trying hard to revive its former glory. Nick Coleman digs into the basin’s future in this week’s Oilgram News column, Petrodollars. The North Sea, home of the Brent benchmark, has been on a downward production path for well over…
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05APR 2021
Archipelago map

Archipelago map

The Bible contains at least two stories equating the aquatic with the amoral . As Red Sea pedestrians, Moses and the Israelites didn’t even get their sandals moist, while the Lord did some expert smiting on the pursuing Egyptians, by way of the gurgling waters closing in on them. And a few thousand years earlier, Noah kept his binary boatload afloat while all the rest of humanity…

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