What country separates the North Sea from the Baltic Sea?

Sub-area 5. Belt Sea/Kattegat
Area km2 42,408
Volume km3 802
Maximum depth m 109
Average depth m 18.9

What country borders the North Sea and Baltic Sea?

The Skagerrak, an eastward extension of the North Sea between Norway and Denmark, connects the North and Baltic seas via the Kattegat and the Danish straits. The North Sea, the Baltic Sea, and the English Channel.

What countries border the Baltic Sea?

The EU Member States – Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Germany – and Russia are all directly bordering the Baltic Sea.

Which countries border the North Sea?

The North Sea is bounded by the coastlines of England, Scotland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France, and by imaginary lines delimiting the western approaches to the Channel (5°W), the northern Atlantic between Scotland and Norway (62°N, 5°W), and the Baltic in the Danish Straits (Map …

Why is the North Sea GREY?

“The main reason is the sediment suspended in the water all the time, very common in shallow seas, and the huge amount of large shipping we have moving through it and stirring it up,” he said. “It doesn’t mean the water is ‘dirty’ but that is what gives it its colour.

Can you swim in the Baltic Sea?

The Baltic sea water is cool, but not cold at summer. … The beach is safe, and you cannot swim so far, because you will kick some sea-rocks when you go far away from the shore. The water is shallow, just go to try it, no harm.

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Is there sharks in the Baltic Sea?

Distribution: Contrary to popular belief, there are sharks in the Baltic Sea. In fact, 31 species of sharks and closely related skates, rays and chimaeras (collectively known as cartilaginous fishes) have been recorded in this area.

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