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The hydrography and circulation of the Faroe-Shetland Channel
The Faroe–Shetland Channel has been a region of scientific interest since the late 19th century, and research there continues to date. What is the oceanographic significance of this area? And what have we discovered so far? The following article provides a short overview of the oceanographic importance of the Faroe–Shetland Channel, and of the general circulation within it, as currently understood. This is followed by a summary of results so far, and an outline of work to come.