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life and death of St. Kilda.

Tom Steel

life and death of St. Kilda.

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Published by National Trust for Scotland in [Edinburgh] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Saint Kilda (Scotland)
    • Subjects:
    • Saint Kilda (Scotland) -- History.,
    • Saint Kilda (Scotland) -- Economic conditions.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA880.S2 S8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination135 p.
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5081357M
      LC Control Number74152359


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St Kilda (Scottish Gaelic: Hiort) is an isolated archipelago situated 40 miles (64 km) west-northwest of North Uist in the North Atlantic contains the westernmost islands of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The largest island is Hirta, whose sea cliffs are the highest in the United other islands (Dùn, Soay and Boreray) were also used for grazing and seabird : square miles ( km²).

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