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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Channel

The English Channel also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates ...... Oceanus Britannicus or British Sea · Channel swimmers website · Archives of long distance swimming · Channel Swimming and Piloting Federation  ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_successful_English_Channel_swimmers

This is a list of notable successful swims across the English Channel. Contents. [ hide]. 1 First ... Though the straight-line distance is 22.5 miles, choppy waters and capricious tides forced him to swim an estimated 56 miles. He reached shore at ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strait_of_Dover

The Strait of Dover or Dover Strait, historically known as the Dover Narrows is the strait at the narrowest part of the English Channel, marking the boundary between the Channel and North Sea, separating Great Britain from continental Europe. The shortest distance across the strait, 33.3 kilometres (20.7 miles; 18.0  ...

www.channelswimmingassociation.com/faq

Shortest distance is 21 miles - but on either side of Cap Gris Nez, the French ... The English Channel is a unique and demanding swim, considered by many to ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/united-kingdom/articles/everything-you-need-to-know-about-swimming-across-the-channel

Aug 6, 2016 ... The Channel is one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world Credit: Alamy ... Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim the English Channel. ... The distance swum is approximately 21 miles, but changes according to ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/men/active/11308694/What-its-really-like-to-swim-the-English-Channel.html

Jan 3, 2015 ... What it's really like to swim the English Channel ... at the time, Margaret Lindsay, 81, who inspired him to think about distance swimming. 'I used ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/7913106/British-woman-is-slowest-person-to-swim-the-Channel-completing-crossing-in-28-hours-44-minutes.html

Jul 28, 2010 ... ... set out to cross the English Channel that it might take her some time. ... previous world record holder Henry Sullivan who swam the distance ...

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/5037126.stm

Jun 2, 2006 ... Little Britain star David Walliams is attempting to swim the English ... "It's not about the distance, lots of people can swim the equivalent in a pool ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=English+Channel+Distance&v=dtrGFbssN1k
Jan 6, 2010 ... Swimming the English Channel (in a time of 10hrs 30mins). Colin Hill ... for information on open water, cold water and long distance swimming.