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.
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 more liberal system for fish and seafood: up to 20 kilograms can be brought in--more if one heavy fish--with no weight restriction for fish from the Faeroe Islands or Iceland, and 2kg limits for live mussels and oysters.
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.
For example, the Atlantic Salmon Federation leased salmon netting rights off the Faeroe Islands and set them aside to allow returning salmon respite from nets (see Terry L.
Isolation of Lyme disease borrelia from puffins (Fratercula arctica) and seabird ticks (Ixodes uriae) on the Faeroe Islands.
With the need to slice games from an overcrowded schedule, it might make sense to send the no-hopers -- Andorra, Liechtenstein, Faeroe Islands, Malta, perhaps Luxembourg -- to a prequalifying event before European Championship and World Cup qualifying.
norvegicus from the Faeroe Islands (Eriksson & Baden 1998), offshore lobsters used in this study that ranged from 12-22 [micro]g/g (mean 16 [micro]g/g) and two low values from this study of 14 and [9 [micro]g/g in native LIS lobsters.