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Skagerrak and Kattegat
|Location||North Sea–Kattegat (Atlantic Ocean)|
|Surface area||47,000 km2 (18,000 sq mi)|
|Average depth||200 metres (660 ft)|
|Max. depth||700 metres (2,300 ft)|
Close to the Norwegian coast is a deep trench (700 m), the rest of the sea is shallow. Oil and gas are produced from rigs in the Skagerrak.
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The Oslofjord inlet near Oslo is part of the Skagerrak strait.
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