International Space Station ISS captured the Strait of Dover (Pas de Calais) which separates UK and France.

Credit: NASA

This 34km strait is believed to have been created by the erosion of a chalk land bridge. The erosion of both coasts has created the famous white cliffs of Dover in the UK and the Cap Blanc Nez in France. Over the years, adventurous swimmers have attempted to swim the strait. Swimmers commonly follow a curved path due to tidal currents, making the actual route longer than the projected straight-line distance between the coasts, spending 7 to 20 hours to complete one-way. Few have chosen to swim back.

The local scenery on the ground is as follows.

Credit: Wikipedia

Reference: Strait of Dover’s Tweet
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