Name / Description

Dogger Banks

Type

Banks, Bays and Sounds

Discoverer

0

Depth (feet)

55

Size (sq. miles)

6

Part of / Flows into

North Sea

Sovereignty

Great Britain and Denmark

Additional Notes

extensive sandbank (area: c.6,800 sq mi/17,612 sq km) central North Sea, bet. Great Britain and Denmark; c.60 mi/97 km E of the coast of Northumberland, England, bet. 54�N and 56�N. Covered by water (c.55 ft/17 m�120 ft/37 m deep), it is a major breeding ground for many types of fish. Important cod and herring fisheries are here.