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Author: GUNN, J Title: ORKNEY - the magnetic North.
Description: London, etc, Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1946. Reprint of the 1932 edition. Blue cloth, 18,5cmx12,5cm, Good copy. Contents: 1). The magnetic north. 2). Climate and weather. 3). The northward trail. 4). The island group. 5). Brinkie's Brae and Wideford Hill. 6). Kirkwall: Kirks, castles, and palaces. 7). The east mainland. 8). Stromnerss and round about. 9). The west mainland. 10). The north isles. 11). The south isles. 12). Nature notes. 13). With rod and gun in Orkney. a). Trout fishingb). Sea fishing. c). Shooting. . 14). The story of the islands. 15). The saga of Scapa Flow. Appendix I). Glossary of some local words. II). Ancient monuments and historic buildings under the care of H. M. office of works. Endpapermaps. 49 illustrations and 2 maps (Kirkwall and Stromness). Contributed: chapters: 12 (some Orkney birds), 13 and 14. Orkney also known as the Orkney Islands (and sometimes 'the Orkneys', a name which locals disparage), is an archipelago in northern Scotland, 16 kilometres north of the coast of Caithness. Orkney comprises approximately 70 islands of which 20 are inhabited. 286 pag.
Keywords: arcaibh birsay rognvald asleifsson sweyn yesnaby
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