Faeroes


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Synonyms for Faeroes

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.
The Willenhall company BE Wedge is to galvanize 4,000 metal seats for the national stadium of the Faeroe Islands, located 150 miles north-west of the Shetlands and 300 miles from Iceland.
Yugoslavia and Slovakia have the maximum nine points from three games, the Czechs and Spain have four from two, and the Faeroes and Malta have no points.
Faeroes means "sheep islands"; sheep are it for megafauna, if you don't count beefy fishermen and the seals who change into women to lure them to watery graves.
The two best places to fully experience the total solar eclipse are the Faeroes, where the moon covers the sun completely for 2 minutes 45 seconds, and Svalbard, more than 800 kilometers (500 miles) north of the Norwegian mainland, where it will be 15 seconds shorter.
Even the Faeroes were yesterday forced to train back in Toftir, an hour away by ferry, such is its poor state.
A dumping allegation case against both Chile and the Faeroes is being considered by Brussels with a ruling expected soon, but although dumping by Chilean firms has been proven, the Scots are not anticipating the EU to press its case.
And he doesn't see his recent SOS call to arms for his country against Estonia and the Faeroes as a one-off.
He won his first Scotland cap as a substitute in the Euro 2000 qualifier in Lithuania and has also been named in the squad for Scotland's next two games against Estonia and the Faeroes.
The Faeroes are 18 semi-independent Danish islands halfway between Scotland and Iceland.
After the Faeroes game he lamented because Celtic and Rangers were stuffed with imports and youngsters were no longer developing their skills in the parks.
THE new forecast goes like this: Viking, North Utsire, South Utsire, Forties, Cromarty, Forth, Tyne, Dogger, Fisher, German Bight, Humber, Thames, Dover, Wight, Portland, Plymouth, Biscay, FITZROY, Sole, Lundy, Fastnet, Irish Sea, Shannon, Rockall, Malin, Hebrides, Bailey, Fair Isle, Faeroes, South East Iceland
the soft southern underbelly of Thames, Dover, Wight; the 'effyness' of Fair Isle, Faeroes, Forth and Fastnet; and the total wackiness of North Utsire, South Utsire and Forties.
A consistent quantity of cod is currently reaching the UK from Iceland and the Faeroes.