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That is not only true of the North Seam it is true also of the Hudson Bay, Newfoundland and the US Eastern Seaboard
The edge of the Caribbean basin would work too, were it not for those pesky tropical cyclones.

Can the last politician to go out the revolving door please turn the lights off?
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Jun 19th, 2007 at 12:29:51 PM EST
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There is a difference between depth below 100m and depth below 40m, in terms of how easy it is to build fixed structures there.

The North Sea is really a lot more convenient in that respect.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Tue Jun 19th, 2007 at 01:04:02 PM EST
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for failed rifts.

Let's remind everyone that during the last ice age people could walk to England across the North Sea shelf. Archaeologists generally suspect there were communities making a living on the shelf, before the rising tide washed them away.

by Nomad on Wed Jun 20th, 2007 at 04:15:58 AM EST
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