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A brief description of Orkney

John Brand

A brief description of Orkney

Zetland, Pightland-Firth & Caithness, ...

by John Brand

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Published by printed by George Mosman, An. Dom in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6835, no. 02.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[12],159,[5]p.
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16834079M

The Orkney Islands are located in the British Isles and are part of the archipelago in Scotland. The Orkney's consist of 70 islands, most of which are uninhabited.


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He is an eminent literature professor; she was his pale, enigmatic star pupil. Alone beneath the shifting skies of this untethered landscape, the professor realises how little he knows about his .Orkney Islands, group of more than 70 islands and islets—only about 20 of which are inhabited—in Scotland, lying about 20 miles (32 km) north of the Scottish mainland, across the strait known as the Pentland Firth.

The Orkney Islands constitute a council area and belong to the historic county of Orkney.