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Guernsey

(gûrn`zē), island, 25 sq mi (65 sq km), in the English Channel, second largest of the Channel Islands. Guernsey bailiwick (2005 est. pop. 65,000) includes AlderneyAlderney
, Fr. Aurigny , anc. Riduna, island (1991 pop. 2,297), c.3 sq mi (7.7 sq km), in the English Channel, northernmost of the larger Channel Islands. It is separated from the French coast and from the other islands by swift tidal races.
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Fr. Sercq (sĕrk), island (1991 pop. 575), 2 sq mi (5 sq km), in the English Channel, E of Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands. It is divided into Great Sark and Little Sark, which are connected by a natural causeway, the Coupée.
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, Herm, Brechou, Jethou, and smaller islands. Guernsey has a low beach in the north and rocky cliffs along the south shore. The shipping and distribution center and chief town is Saint Peter Port. Exports include dairy products, fruits, flowers, vegetables, and Guernsey cattle. It is a tourist site.

Guernsey

1. an island in the English Channel: the second largest of the Channel Islands, which, with Alderney and Sark, Herm, Jethou, and some islets, forms the bailiwick of Guernsey; finance, market gardening, dairy farming, and tourism. Capital: St Peter Port. Pop.: 59 710 (2001). Area: 63 sq. km (24.5 sq. miles)
2. a breed of dairy cattle producing rich creamy milk, originating from the island of Guernsey
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This problem exists primarily on the island of Sark in the Bailiwick of Guernsey.
The OASIS system will be deployed "on island" in a redundant configuration, important for Cable & Wireless Guernsey, since the company provides complete emergency services for the Bailiwick of Guernsey as well as the full suite of operator assistance services.
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The Bailiwick of Guernsey,in turn, is a Dependency of the UK,but other than for defence and foreign affairs its government is free to run its territory as it wishes.
The Bailiwick of Guernsey includes the delightful little islands of Alderney, Sark and Herm.