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Fair Isle,

island, c.3 sq mi (7.8 sq km), off N Scotland, southernmost of the Shetland IslandsShetland Islands
, island group and council area (1993 est. pop. 22,830), 551 sq mi (1,427 sq km), extreme N Scotland, NE of the Orkney Islands. Formerly the county of Shetland or Zetland
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. It is known for its knitted hosiery of bright, many-colored design and for its bird sanctuary.
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But when it comes to people from our own fair isles, it's a different matter.
Chilliest was the Fair Isles which recorded a temperature of just 9C(48F).
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