Great Belt


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Great Belt:

see Store Bælt and Lille BæltStore Bælt and Lille Bælt
[Great Belt and Little Belt], two shallow straits, S Denmark, connecting the Kattegat with the Baltic Sea. The Store Bælt, c.
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, straits, Denmark.

Great Belt

a strait in Denmark, between Zealand and Funen islands, linking the Kattegat with the Baltic
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yr BP the Lake Ancylus was lowered at least to the level given by the deepest thresholds at about 24 (22) m below sea level in the Great Belt and the Darss Sill, respectively (Lemke 1998).
In 1997, another quantum leap was taken when the fixed Great Belt link replaced the ferries, but the DSB has stuck to DMU operations (and now also electric ones) into the present day.
In Denmark, motorists were advised that the 18km-long Storebaelt Bridge over the Great Belt, a strait between the main islands of Zealand and Funen, would be closed for a few hours.
It's quite a feat of engineering but nothing compared to the Great Belt Bridge linking Funen and Zealand that we traversed on our overland route to Copenhagen after sailing to Esbjerg from the UK.
When it left the Baltic Sea under the Great Belt Fixed Link bridge in Denmark, it passed under it with only 2ft to spare.
In 1988 the practice won a competition to design The Great Belt Link between the Danish islands of Funen and Zealand.
After performing a project identification and selection workshop to pick the detailed process areas to work, three separate teams, each led by a great belt, met over a three-week period.
The three sets of projects are those under the Nordic Master Plan linking Finland and Sweden (Fenno-Skan II), in Great Belt in Denmark, Sweden and Norway (Nea-Jarpstrommen), South Link in Sweden, as well as that linking Denmark and Norway (Skagerrak IV).
Managing director John Hills said: "The forecast has changed dramatically and we have been told that moving up the Bristol Channel will be a great belt of snow, rain or sleet.
Storebaelt Ltd, the company that manages Denmark's Great Belt Fixed Link road and rail bridges and tunnels, has signed a three year deal with IBM (NYSE:IBM) for IBM to manage Storebaelt's IT infrastructure and services.
Recent assignments include the design of the power supply and instrumentation for the Great Belt Bridge between the Danish islands of Zealand and Funen, the Oresund Fixed Link between Sweden and Denmark, Copenhagen Airport and the Royal Library in Copenhagen.