Dogger Bank

Dogger Bank (dôˈgər, dŏˈ–) [key], extensive sandbank, c.6,800 sq mi (17,610 sq km), central North Sea, between Great Britain and Denmark. Covered by shallow water (c.55–120 ft/17–36 m deep), it is a major breeding ground for many types of fish. Important cod and herring fisheries are there.

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