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West Island,

island (est. pop. 120), capital of the Cocos IslandsCocos Islands
or Keeling Islands,
officially Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, two separate atolls comprising 27 coral islets (2001 pop. 621), 5.5 sq mi (14.2 sq km), in the Indian Ocean, c.1,400 mi (2,250 km) SE of Sri Lanka.
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, an Australian territory. One of three inhabited islands in the group, its population is mainly Australians of European descent. The island also is the site of a meteorological observation station, quarantine facilities for cattle imported into Australia, and an airport.
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Contract Awarded for West Island Power Station Rebuild
The one-off car was built with a helping hand from some famous guests including Land Rover ambassador Bear Grylls, who owns St Tudwal's West island off Pen Llyn.
This year, with the help of Volunteer West Island, L'Oreal Canada partnered with Moisson Montreal, the largest food bank in Canada; Welcome Hall Mission, which actively works at reducing poverty in the city; and Heritage Laurentien, whose mission is the protection and enhancement of the natural environment.
com)-- Walter Surface Technologies, a global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, announces today that it has received the award for High Technology and Innovation, as well as the grand prize, Business of the Year Award, from the West Island of Montreal Chamber of Commerce.
In September, the Heritage Branch Secretary, Ann Jarvis Boa UE, spoke to the Beaurepaire-Beaconsfield Historical Society on Montreal's West Island on her Loyalist ancestor, Stephen Jarvis UE.
He was arrested in October after he had been involved in the robbery where a West Island depanneur had been held up with a knife by an assailant.
Quartier Evolution is located less than 15 minutes from Pierre-Elliott Trudeau International Airport and close to the West Island bus terminal leading to the Cote Vertu Metro station.
In recent years, walkers have discovered Scotland's first source-to-sea route, the River Ayr Way, the new East Highland Way and two island paths, Bute's West Island Way and the Arran Coastal Way.
Her last year was a struggle but her final six weeks at the West Island Palliative Care Residence proved a comfortable stay with family and friends visiting and Joe staying with her.
West Island, which is the smallest, is built to process up to 103,000 bpd.
In 1766 a group of French sailors from St Malo settled on the East Island and named them the Malouinas while a year earlier the English settled the west island.
West Island Way Scotland's first long-distance island walk is ideal for experienced hikers.

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