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Unformatted text preview: o Salinity = 34-35prts/1000 o Name originates in its relationship to the land of the Frisians o Dogger Bank: shallow, extending over 6800 sq. miles, depth ranges from 15 36m, moraine left from last ice age-The connection between the East and West seas are various Straits-The Oresund Bridge, connects Scandanavia to the mainland-Lots of bridges in this part of Europe (ex: Great Belt) The Eastern Northern Sea-The Baltic o worlds largest brackish water sea (6 prts/1000) o winter ice (frozen over not so much now, but used to) o Much commerce-Baltic Drainage o The catchment area drained by the rivers bringing fresh water into the Baltic is about four times as large as the sea itself-Lake Ladoga = largest lake in Europe...
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- Fall '07