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Marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean

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North Sea: Marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean
The North Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Denmark, Norway, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France. An epeiric sea on the European continental shelf, it connects to the ocean through the English Channel in the south and the Norwegian Sea in the north. It is more than 970 kilometres (600 mi) long and 580 kilometres (360 mi) wide, with an area of 570,000 square kilometres (220,000 sq mi).

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Funeral of US fighter pilot Lt Kenneth Allen to be live streamed

Lt Kenneth Allen died after his US fighter jet crashed into the North Sea last month.
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U.S. fighter jet crashes off English coast, pilot found dead

British coastguards have located the wreckage of a U.S. fighter plane that crashed into the North Sea on Monday and the pilot has been found dead, the U.S. Air Force said in a statement.
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Pilot from downed U.S. jet off UK coast found dead: statement

The pilot of a U.S. fighter plane that crashed into the North Sea off the coast of northeast England on Monday has been found dead, the U.S. air force said in a statement.
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Pilot of US fighter jet that crashed in North Sea found dead

The pilot of a US Air Force warplane that crashed into the North Sea on Monday morning has been found dead, the service has confirmed.
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UK coastguards locate wreckage of U.S. fighter plane, pilot missing

British coastguards have located the wreckage of a U.S. fighter plane that crashed into the North Sea off the coast of northeast England on Monday but the pilot is still missing, the U.S. Air Force..
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RAF Lakenheath: US fighter jet crashes into North Sea

The F-15C Eagle, from RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk, crashed shortly after 0940 BST.
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U.S. fighter plane crashes off coast of northeast England

A U.S. fighter plane crashed off the coast of northeast England on Monday, sparking a search and rescue operation for the pilot in the North Sea.
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Extinction Rebellion protesters occupy Shell gas rig to stop it heading out to North Sea

Activists urge UK government to 'tell the truth' about impact of fossil fuel industry
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Seal pup found 15 miles away from North Sea home

The pup - called Zodiac - is thought to have swum upstream from its North Sea home in search of food.
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German court to rule on farmers' climate change challenge

A family of farmers worried that their windswept North Sea island will be engulfed by rising sea-levels is among a Greenpeace-led group of plaintiffs seeking a court ruling that Germany must act faster..
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Farne Islands seal pup saved by tourist boat skippers

A motionless two-day-old female pup is rescued from the North Sea near the Farne Islands.
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Exclusive: After 50 years in UK North Sea, Exxon eyes the exit - sources

Exxon Mobil is considering a sale of its assets in the British North Sea after more than 50 years in the oil and gas basin as it focuses on U.S. shale production and new projects.
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Exclusive: Exxon eyes UK North Sea exit after 50-year presence - sources

Exxon Mobil is considering an exit from the British North Sea after more than 50 years in the oil and gas basin as it focuses on U.S. shale production and new projects.
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