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isle of Foula a series of articles on Britain"s loneliest inhabited isle by I. B. Stoughton Holborn

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Published by Birlinn in Edinburgh .
Written in English



  • Foula Island (Scotland)


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Originally published: Lerwick : Johnson & Greig, 1938.

StatementIan B. Stoughton Holbourn ; with a memoir by M.C. Stoughton Holbourn.
ContributionsStoughton Holbourn, M. C.
LC ClassificationsDA880.F87 S76 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 278 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4018184M
ISBN 101841581615
LC Control Number2001391495

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The Isle of Foula By (author) Ian Stoughton Holbourn the Thule of the ancient world; the Iona of the North, and the source of Christianity; its feudal tenure and its line of petty kings; its folk tales and quaint survivals, and its remnants of medieval poetry recently discovered – not to mention that it is an ornithologist’s paradise, and even boasts a variety of mouse (Mus Thulensis. Isle of Foula. 4 likes 52 were here. Country/Region. The Isle of Foula This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Shetland (Scottish Gaelic: Sealtainn, Norwegian: Hjaltland), also called the Shetland Islands and formerly Zetland, is a subarctic archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, situated in the Northern Atlantic, between Great Britain, the Faroe Islands and Norway.. The islands lie some 80 km (50 mi) to the northeast of Orkney, km ( mi) from the Scottish mainland and km ( mi Coordinates: 60°21′N 1°13′W / °N .

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  If this cheery, rosy-faced couple and their seriously cute wee son were anything to go by life on Foula is good for the soul. Landing in Foula Magnus and I bounced along the island’s only road taking in the ‘sights’ of Hametown and Ham, Foula’s twin hamlets. We stopped at the school where nine-year-old Jack is that only pupil. Foula, one of the Shetland Islands, historic county of Shetland, Scotland, lying in the Atlantic Ocean 16 miles (26 km) southwest of the largest Shetland island, Mainland. Rocky and exposed, Foula has an area of 4 square miles (10 square km). Its cliffs rise to 1, feet ( metres) and are inhabited by numerous seabirds, including the largest colony of great skuas in Great Britain. Because of the northerly latitude of Foula long hours of daylight are experienced over summer months so output from the PV system is expected to be very significant. The system provides hour power and the battery storage has been sized to supply a small overnight load, which is assumed to comprise fridges, freezers, central heating pumps and. In June Airtask Group was awarded a PSO contract for the provision of an inter island scheduled air service in the Shetland Islands. Operated on behalf of the Shetland Islands Council and based at Tingwall airport near Lerwick, conducting flights utilising 2 Britten Norman Islander Aircraft to the islands of Fair Isle, Foula, Outer Skerries and Papa Stour.