Solent, The
geographical name channel S England between Isle of Wight & the mainland

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Solent, The — Strait of the English Channel. It extends 15 mi (24 km) between mainland England and the Isle of Wight and varies in width from 2 to 5 mi (3 to 8 km). The submerged valley of a former eastward flowing river, it is the scene of yacht races and is… …   Universalium

  • Solent — The Solent is a stretch of sea separating the Isle of Wight from the mainland of England.The Solent is a major shipping route for passengers, freight and military vessels. It is an important recreational area for water sports, particularly… …   Wikipedia

  • Solent Way — The Solent Way is a 60 mile long distance footpath in Hampshire, southern England. With the exception of a few inland diversions, the path follows the coast of the Solent, the sea strait that separates the mainland England from the Isle of Wight …   Wikipedia

  • (the) Solent — the Solent [the Solent] the area of sea between the ↑Isle of Wight and the south coast of England, where many sailing events take place …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Mag (Music Magazine) — The Mag is a independent and alternative music magazine in the United Kingdom which has been published online since 2003. Contributions in the form of reviews and music articles were made by aspiring music journalists, photographers and… …   Wikipedia

  • Solent — So|lent the Solent the narrow area of sea between the Isle of Wight and the south coast of England …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Solent Blue Line — is the internal and official legal company name of a bus company operating in central Hampshire, England. Originally the name that the company traded under, from 25 February 2008, all of its bus services were rebranded and now operate under the… …   Wikipedia

  • Solent Football League — The Solent Football League is a football competition based in Gosport, Hampshire, England. It consists of three divisions but is not connected to the English football league system. It is affiliated to the Hampshire Football Association Limited… …   Wikipedia

  • Solent Eye — The Solent Eye is a proposed Ferris wheel [ [ Solent Eye could Shrunken Solent Eye could open on prom] The News 2007 10 16, Emily Pykett] to be located next to Clarence Pier in… …   Wikipedia

  • The Needles Battery — The view over the battery. The Needles Battery was a military Battery built on the cliff top above the Needles stacks in 1861–63 to guard the West end of the Solent. Its field of fire was from approximately West South West clockwise to Northeast… …   Wikipedia

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