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  Cyndi's List - Channel Islands
List of UK and Belgium maps available at large scale in the period of about 1890 to 1915.
List of all known students, graduates, and officers at the University of Cambridge offers information from the university's earliest records which date from around 1261 through 1921.
Lists of the Rectors of the Island of Jersey; Rectors of Grouville (1342-1733) 
www.cyndislist.com /channel.htm   (4091 words)

  
 Wales
Wales, part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, forming administratively a part of England and occupying a broad peninsula on the western side of the island of Great Britain.
Wales also includes the island of Anglesey, which is separated from the mainland by the narrow Menai Strait.
Wales is bounded on the north by the Irish Sea; on the east by the English counties of Cheshire, Shropshire, Hereford and Worcester, and Gloucester; on the south by Bristol Channel; and on the west by Saint Georges Channel and Cardigan Bay.
www.ovayonda.biz /lodging/country/wx.html   (460 words)

  
 The Periphery of Francia: Spain, Britain, Eastern Europe, & Scandinavia
Wales, in effect the last piece of Roman Britain, was annexed by England as a principality.
Wales itself in Welsh is Cymru which is recognizable as the Roman name of the region, Cambria.
Wales consisted of a number of small kingdoms since at least the 5th century.
www.friesian.com /perifran.htm   (11188 words)

  
 American Polynesia and the Hawaiian Chain
The atolls and coral islands of the central Pacific are thought to be caps of reef rock upon the summits of volcanic mountains.
The central Pacific islands north of the equator lie in the path of the northern equatorial current, which sweeps across the Pacific from east to west, and are crossed by trade winds from the northeast.
In addition to these, there are several kinds of migratory birds, which stop off at the islands in the course of their trans-Pacific flights; and on a few of the islands there are land birds.
www.janeresture.com /polynesia_american   (4712 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: List of islands by size   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
List of islands of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean
This section of the list is not comprehensive; it shows how the areas of other large islands compare.
List of islands (by country), List of islands by population
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-islands-by-size   (225 words)

  
 GO BRITANNIA! Wales: Welsh Literature - Arthuriana
The Norman Conquest of Wales brought about a literary renaissance that encompassed a wide area, including not only writings on history, but also on law, medicine and healing, geography, the lives of the saints and theology.
By far the greatest contribution of Norman Wales to world literature, however, is the body of works known as the "Arthuriana".
What was not known outside Wales for many centuries, however, was the body of magical literature that is now known as "The Mabinogion".
www.britannia.com /wales/lit/lit3.html   (1162 words)

  
 Surnames Lists
Here is a set of Surname Research Directories, one for the six main geographical areas (England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man and Channel Isles) covered by GENUKI, that are maintained on behalf of GENUKI by Graham Jaunay.
The above five major lists cover all counties for which there is not a continuing separate county-specific surname list, and also provide links to such continuing lists (see also below).
Below is a selective list of links to the listings that various other people are still actively compiling of surnames being researched in specific counties.
www.genuki.org.uk /indexes/SurnamesLists.html   (241 words)

  
 AusEmade: NSW Islands, New South Wales (NSW), Australia
Lion Island is listed on the Register of the National Estate for its scientific importance as a remnant of the natural environment of Sydney, for the abundance of aboriginal sites it contains, and because it provides breeding habitat for a number of shearwaters and little penguins.
Long Island is located in the Hawkesbury River, near the township of Brooklyn and is close to Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, being managed by NSW Parks and Wildlife.
Long Island is listed on the Register of the National Estate for its scientific importance as a remnant of the natural environment of Sydney, for the abundance of aboriginal sites it contains, and because of the variation and distinctive characteristics of its vegetation.
www.ausemade.com.au /nsw/destination/i/islands-attractions.htm   (1173 words)

  
 Protected Areas Programme -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Heard Island is notable among oceanic islands because its basement is middle Eocene to early Oligocene limestone of marine origin, and the volcanic piles that form the island sit on this.
The islands, all of which are ice-free, are composed of basaltic lava and tuffaceous material, resulting from eruptions of volcanic vents near sea level.
CLIMATE The islands lie to the south of the Antarctic Convergence and have a cool maritime climate with strong westerly winds prevailing.
sea.unep-wcmc.org /sites/wh/himi.html   (3017 words)

  
 birding facts Birding Resources by the Fat Birder
Wales has been described as a land of peaks and plateaux dissected by river valleys to which one must quickly add and a superb coastline.
Or for the EnglishÂ… The Countryside Council for Wales is the Government`s statutory adviser on sustaining natural beauty, wildlife and the opportunity for outdoor enjoyment in Wales and its inshore waters.
In spring Choughs and Peregrines nest on the cliffs and in Summer the seabird colonies are in abundance and the carpets of heather are in full bloom.
www.fatbirder.com /links_geo/europe/wales.html   (1558 words)

  
 Antarctic Peninsula -- Feb 1999 -- Falkland Islands
We spent 3 days on the Falkland Islands, which was 2 days too many for me. It may have been the non-stop amazement of the Antarctic Peninsula, but I have to admit that I found the Falkland Islands a little on the dull side.
Even though they lost that war all that time ago the Argentines still fiercely claim the Islands are theirs, and the island inhabitants still love to talk to tourists about the war that lasted 11 weeks.
The tourist office helped us by calling the people on their list of "emergency housing" until the last one on the list had an opening.
www.micktravels.com /antarctica/falklands   (763 words)

  
 The British Isles -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
To begin with, the term "British Isles" is the commonly used and accepted term which refers to the group of islands off the northwest coast of Europe which includes the islands of Great Britain and Ireland and the many smaller adjacent islands.
Although the Faroe Islands might appear to be part of the island group, they are seldom included and are administered by Denmark.
Notjim 11:14, 22 Jan 2005 (UTC) :::Islands of the North Atlantic, although coined by the govts.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/146/the-british-isles.html   (1230 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Books | Top 10s | Niall Griffiths's top 10 Welsh writers
So what I've done here is list the 10 Welsh books which, in varying ways, influenced my most recent novel, Sheepshagger; the books which would undam the wordflow when it was temporarily blocked.
His second novel, Sheepshagger, is set in the same landscape; it tells the story of Ianto, a feral mountain boy who wreaks terrible vengeance on those he feels have stolen his homeland.
As far removed from the fudge box view of Wales as the reality is. The Welsh revival starts here: profound political commitment allied with a bone-deep sympathy for blighted lives.
books.guardian.co.uk /top10s/top10/0,6109,434816,00.html   (940 words)

  
 GuruNet — Content Map
List of islands of the Republic of China
List of Israeli military operations in the 1948 Arab-Israeli war
List of items for which possession is restricted
www.gurunet.com /cm-dsid-2222-letter-1L-first-21051   (63 words)

  
 List of islands by area - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
This is a list of islands in the world ordered by area.
7,600,000 km², is generally considered to be a continental landmass, rather than an island.
United Nations Environment Programme list of islands by area
open-encyclopedia.com /List_of_islands_by_size   (2335 words)

  
 Plenary Info Page
The list will not be a decision-making space, in the sense that no voting will be called for, but a space to promote greater debate and transparency in the organisation of Civil Society during the summit.
We do not have access to the attendee list for PrepCom 2, but will ensure that this announcement is shared widely on WSIS and related mailing lists, and sent to the WSIS Civil Society Division Secretariat.
This is also a private list, which means that the members list is not available to non-members.
mailman.greennet.org.uk /mailman/listinfo/plenary   (560 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Turks and Caicos Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The islands were part of the UK's Jamaican colony until 1962, when they assumed the status of a separate crown colony upon Jamaica's independence.
With Bahamian independence, the islands received a separate governor in 1973.
Although independence was agreed upon for 1982, the policy was reversed and the islands remain a British overseas territory.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/print/tk.html   (617 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
January 2005 Edition Current Entities Total: 335 The ARRL DXCC List is also available from our Publication Sales Department for $5 US; $7 foreign.
In addition to the List, the paper copy includes: the DXCC rules, DXCC Award Application, ARRL DXCC Card Checkers, Incoming and Outgoing QSL Bureau information and more.
ITU CQ (2) Blenheim Reef AF 41 39 (3) Geyser Reef AF 53 39 (4) Abu Ail Is. AS 39 21 1M(1),(5) Minerva Reef OC 62 32 4W(6) Yemen Arab Rep. AS 39 21 7J1(7) Okino Tori-shima AS 45 27 8Z4(8) Saudi Arabia/Iraq AS 39 21 Neut.
www.arrl.org /awards/dxcc/dxcclist.txt   (1976 words)

  
 List of islands of England information - Search.com
This is a list of the islands of England, the mainland of which is part of the island of Great Britain, as well as a table of the largest English islands by area.
The Isle of Man and the Channel Islands do not form part of England.
Some of these were formerly islands surrounded by marshland.
www.search.com /reference/List_of_islands_of_England   (165 words)

  
 List of islands of Wales -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
List of islands of Wales -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
(An inlet of the Atlantic Ocean between southern Wales and southwestern England) Bristol Channel (linked to the mainland during the (The decade from 1880 to 1889) 1880s)
(additional info and facts about List of islands of England) List of islands of England
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_islands_of_wales.htm   (475 words)

  
 Junior Golf Scoreboard - Tournament Search
You'll find a comprehensive listing of upcoming 36 hole or longer tournaments and you can access information about last year's tournaments as well.
CAUTION: Selecting "any" for all of the choices will display the entire tournament list for a requested year.
With hundreds of tournaments in our database, this will take a significant amount of time to download.
www.njgs.com /searchtourny.asp   (142 words)

  
 Advisors
His interest in taxonomy and distribution of ferns and their allies is focused on Australia, New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, and the SW Pacific regions.
He received the distinguished mycologist award of the Mycological Society of America in 1995, was made a Centenary Fellow of the British Mycological Society in 1996 and was awarded the Lawson Medal of the Canadian Botanical Association in 2001.
He was elected by the Board of Governors to be director of the Biology Institute of the UNAM for two consecutive periods, and he held this post from 1979 until 1987.
www.all-species.org /advisors.html   (9005 words)

  
 List of islands by area
South Island (58,200 sq mi/ 150,737 km²) - part of New Zealand
North Island (44,035 sq mi/ 114,050 km²) - part of New Zealand
Admiralty Island (1,684 sq mi/ km²) - part of the USA
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_islands_by_area.html   (1914 words)

  
 Pacific Islands: PINA and Pacific
A delegation from FATF was in Cook Islands recently to review measures put in place by the government in order to be removed from the fllist.
A report from Indonesia says its Trade Minister Mari Elka Pangestu is hoping that his country will be removed from the list of non-cooperative countries and territories (NCCT) when FATF meets in Paris.
There are signs that they will drop us from the NCCT list since we have done a lot in that direction," Mari said.
www.pacificmagazine.net /pina/pinadefault2.php?urlpinaid=14433   (480 words)

  
 islands for sale in Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Sorry, there are currently no islands for sale in Wales.
Islands for sale in Canada > British Columbia
Islands for rent in the United States
www.privateislandsonline.com /wales.htm   (99 words)

  
 Nursing Agencies List (UK) - Nursing agencies in England, Scotland & Wales
Just been checking the TNS list of British Nursing Agencies and have discovered that the web address for one of my clients, Advance Nursing Agency, 18 Union St., Southport, Merseyside PR9 0QE, is down as ana-nursing-agency.co.uk.
I notice that we are not included on your definitive list of nursing agencies.
I have asked my secretary to fax you a list of the names and addresses of their Chief Executives so you can contact them direct.
www.nursing-agencies-list.com /email_arch1.asp   (9822 words)

  
 1671 in science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The year 1671 CE in science and technology included many events some of which listed here.
See also: 1670 in science other events of 1671 1672 in science and the list of years in science.
Maybe I got a lemon, but I found a few problems:1 - the toy bar fell off every time I mov...
www.freeglossary.com /1671_in_science   (347 words)

  
 UK Travel: London, Britain, Wales, Scotland
Wiltshire Web - Alphabetically, near the bottom of our list, but not in terms of quality.
Isle of Skye and West Highlands and Islands of Scotland - Tourist & Travel information.
Destination Wales - Easy point-and-click guide for general cursory information.
www.britannia.com /travel/guides.html   (755 words)

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