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Undersea Pipes Wash Up On U.K. Beaches

The sections of plastic pipe, 8 feet wide and up to a third of a mile long, were separated from an ocean-going tow after a collision with a container ship last month.

Massive sections of plastic undersea pipe — one measuring nearly a third-of-a-mile long – have washed up on British beaches along the Norfolk coast, much to the

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