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Sea mines in the Skagerrak, a means to generate a record January 1940?

 Due to the high variability of water layers and their different origin the Skagerrak is a particularly sensitive water body to sea mine barrages They often explode prematurely. Since April 1940 Skagerrak was a naval battle field and only few months later the region experienced the coldest January on record:

  Lowest temperatures at a number of  stations

in southern  Norway January 1941

South-West region (Kristiansand Stavanger), in: C.

Torungen,

-19

Kristiansand

-21.5

Lista

-13.1

Saudo

-22.4

Svandalsflona

-23

Tonstad,

-26.6

Skudenes

-12.8

Utsira

-9.1

Fjaerland

-22.3

Ullensvang

-13.4

Chapter: 3_11

Book Page: 157

File: 976_Skagerrak_mines

Image: 2010/www.seaclimate.com

 

 

 

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