Huge pipes wash up on British beach

From Reuters - August 11, 2017

LONDON (Reuters) - Four gigantic Norwegian-made plastic pipes up to 480 meters (1575 ft) long were discovered washed up on the English coast, officials said on Friday.

The pipes, approximately 2.5 meters in diameter, came free while under tow off the East Anglian coast and washed up by Horsey and Sea Palling in Norfolk. Eight pipes remain under control offshore.

Authorities said the beached pipes, ranging from around 200 meters to 480 meters in length, were new and destined for Algeria.


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