Store Bælt Bridge
Store Bælt Bridge(stô`rə bĕlt), link comprising two bridges and a tunnel, S Denmark, across the Store Bælt strait (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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, Ger. Seeland, island (1992 pop. 1,976,882), 2,709 sq mi (7,016 sq km), E Denmark, between the Kattegat and the Baltic Sea. Denmark's largest island, it is separated from Fyn by the Store Bælt and from Sweden by the Øresund.
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, Ger. Fünen, island (1992 pop. 440,261), c.1,340 sq mi (3,471 sq km), Fyn co., S central Denmark. Odense, Svendborg, Nyborg, Assens, and Middelfart are the chief cities of Fyn, which is the second largest of the Danish islands.
..... Click the link for more information. islands. The entire project was completed in 1998. The East Bridge (1998), a vehicular suspension bridge spanning the strait's east channel, between Sjælland and Sprogø (an island in the strait), is 4.2 mi (6.8 km) long with a central span of 5,328 ft (1,624 m). The East Tunnel, 5 mi (8 km) long, a twin-tube rail tunnel opened in 1997, similarly crosses the east channel. The West Bridge (1994), a 4.1-mi-long (6.6-km) box-girder bridge carrying both road and rail traffic, connects Sprogø and Fyn.
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