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  • Olhao has a good harbour at the head of the Barra Nova, a deep channel among the sandy islands which fringe the coast.

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  • long by 12 broad), and opposite on the north bank is Barra Point, the river being here contracted to 21 m.

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  • of the capital, Conceicao da Barra (municipality, 5628), the port of Sao Matheus and Cachoeira do Itapemirim (4049), an important commercial centre in the south.

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  • The chief islands of the Outer Hebrides are Lewis-with-Harris (or Long Island), North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist, Barra, the Shiants, St Kilda and the Flannan Isles, or Seven Hunters, an uninhabited group, about 20 M.

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  • The total length of this group, from Barra Head to the Butt of Lewis, is 130 m., the breadth varying from less than 1 m.

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  • There were also the Macdonalds of Clanranald and Glengarry (descendants of Somerled), with the powerful houses of Macleod of Dunvegan and Macleod of Harris, M`Neil1 of Barra and Maclean of Mull.

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  • It has been commonly believed to have two breeding-places in the British Islands, namely, St Kilda and South Barra; but, according to Robert Gray (Birds of the West of Scotland, p. 499), it has abandoned the latter since 1844, though still breeding in Skye.

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  • The Scottish seaboard is divided for administrative purposes into twenty-seven fishery districts, namely, on the east coast, Eyemouth, Leith, Anstruther, Montrose, Stonehaven, Aberdeen, Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Banff, Buckie, Findhorn, Cromarty, Helmsdale, Lybster, Wick (15); on the north, Orkney, Shetland (2); on the west, Stornoway, Barra, Loch Broom, Loch Carron and Skye, Fort William, Campbeltown, Inverary, Rothesay, Greenock, Ballantrae (10).

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  • BARRA, or Barray (Scand.

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  • This place derives its name from the castle of Kishmul standing on a rock in the bay, which was once the stronghold of the M`Neills of Barra, one of the oldest of Highland clans.

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  • On Barra Head, the highest point of Berneray, and also the most southerly point of the outer Hebrides chain, is a lighthouse 680 ft.

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  • Within the protectorate are various petty kingdoms, such as Barra, to the north of the Gambia, and Kommbo, to the south.

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  • St Mary's Isle was acquired in 1806; McCarthy's Isle was bought in 1823; the Ceded Mile was granted by the king of Barra in 1826; and British Kommbo between 1840 and 1855.

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  • Traversing the Grand Barra Depression,, I watched endless shimmering mirages.

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  • For the minister on Barra this was a particularly pressing problem.

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  • Recently the california trouser snake was stranded up in the western isles on Barra for a week with.. .

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  • stanes tae mak a gairden path, but it's a sair fecht tae fill this barra.

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  • I'm needin a load o chuckie stanes tae mak a gairden path, but it's a sair fecht tae fill this barra.

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  • Olhao has a good harbour at the head of the Barra Nova, a deep channel among the sandy islands which fringe the coast.

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  • long by 12 broad), and opposite on the north bank is Barra Point, the river being here contracted to 21 m.

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  • of the capital, Conceicao da Barra (municipality, 5628), the port of Sao Matheus and Cachoeira do Itapemirim (4049), an important commercial centre in the south.

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  • The chief islands of the Outer Hebrides are Lewis-with-Harris (or Long Island), North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist, Barra, the Shiants, St Kilda and the Flannan Isles, or Seven Hunters, an uninhabited group, about 20 M.

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  • The total length of this group, from Barra Head to the Butt of Lewis, is 130 m., the breadth varying from less than 1 m.

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  • There were also the Macdonalds of Clanranald and Glengarry (descendants of Somerled), with the powerful houses of Macleod of Dunvegan and Macleod of Harris, M`Neil1 of Barra and Maclean of Mull.

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  • It has been commonly believed to have two breeding-places in the British Islands, namely, St Kilda and South Barra; but, according to Robert Gray (Birds of the West of Scotland, p. 499), it has abandoned the latter since 1844, though still breeding in Skye.

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  • The Scottish seaboard is divided for administrative purposes into twenty-seven fishery districts, namely, on the east coast, Eyemouth, Leith, Anstruther, Montrose, Stonehaven, Aberdeen, Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Banff, Buckie, Findhorn, Cromarty, Helmsdale, Lybster, Wick (15); on the north, Orkney, Shetland (2); on the west, Stornoway, Barra, Loch Broom, Loch Carron and Skye, Fort William, Campbeltown, Inverary, Rothesay, Greenock, Ballantrae (10).

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  • BARRA, or Barray (Scand.

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  • This place derives its name from the castle of Kishmul standing on a rock in the bay, which was once the stronghold of the M`Neills of Barra, one of the oldest of Highland clans.

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  • On Barra Head, the highest point of Berneray, and also the most southerly point of the outer Hebrides chain, is a lighthouse 680 ft.

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  • Within the protectorate are various petty kingdoms, such as Barra, to the north of the Gambia, and Kommbo, to the south.

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  • Albreda, a small port on the north bank of the river, of some historic interest (see below), is in the Barra district.

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  • St Mary's Isle was acquired in 1806; McCarthy's Isle was bought in 1823; the Ceded Mile was granted by the king of Barra in 1826; and British Kommbo between 1840 and 1855.

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  • Recently the california trouser snake was stranded up in the western isles on Barra for a week with...

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  • I 'm needin a load o chuckie stanes tae mak a gairden path, but it 's a sair fecht tae fill this barra.

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