Faeroe Islands

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Synonyms for Faeroe Islands

a self-governing colony that is a possession of Denmark in the Faroe Islands

a group of 21 volcanic islands in the North Atlantic between Iceland and the Shetland Islands

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Some 20,000 people had traveled to the Faeroe Islands and Svalbard to watch the eclipse.
Islanders kill up to 1,000 whales annually out of an estimated pilot whale population of 128,000 in the northeast Atlantic, according to data kept by the Faeroe Islands.
Ports of call are: Bergen and Flam in Norway, Akureyri, Islafjordur, Grundafjordur and Reykjavik in Iceland, and Torshavn on the Faeroe Islands. Fares from EUR1,100 per person.
The system was located in Denmark's Faeroe Islands at the Viking Fish Protein processing plant located next to Havsbrun, a large fish meal producer that supplies the island's Atlantic salmon, Salmo spp., farms.
However, it has also been collected further north, on the Faeroe Islands (Denmark), which make it a more widespread, oceanic species.
Eight countries (including three EU states) are full members of this Council: the United States, the Russian Federation, Canada, Norway, Iceland, Denmark (which represents Greenland and the Faeroe Islands), Finland and Sweden.
"This escalating trend, whereby unjustifiably high mackerel fishing quotas had been set firstly by Iceland and now by Faeroe Islands for 2010, is in clear contradiction with the avowed objective of sustainable fisheries," said in EU fisheries commissioner Maria Damanaki, adding that "Such actions risk causing the collapse of the northeast Atlantic mackerel stock, which would be to the detriment of all the fleets and industries concerned."
Of which European country are the Faeroe Islands a self-governing region?
White (Film Studies, University of Alberta) examines the way that media experiments in Quebec, Newfoundland, the Faeroe Islands, and Ireland's Gaeltacht used film, video, and television to advocate for marginalized communities and "smaller" languages.
Fujitsu has handled distribution of Ex Libris products in Denmark, Sweden, and the Faeroe Islands since 1992.
Earlier studies of populations living in the Faeroe Islands and Iceland have shown that it was primarily the women who were of Celtic origin.
Italy, who won the European title in 1968, face World Cup qualifiers Serbia and Slovenia, will also face Northern Ireland, Estonia and the Faeroe Islands in Group C.
There is a near complete ban on personal imports of meat and dairy products, unless they weigh less than 10 kilograms and were bought in Croatia, the Faeroe Islands, Greenland, or Iceland.
And the West and North of Ireland form part of the 'Northern Periphery', based in Copenhagen, which links us with Scotland, Norway, Iceland, the Faeroe Islands, and parts of Sweden and Finland.
He may never appear on a baseball card, but here he scores on a postage stamp issued by the Faeroe Islands in 2001.