Black Isle


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Black Isle,

peninsula, 18 mi (29 km) long and up to 9 mi (14.5 km) wide, Highland, N Scotland, extending into Moray Firth. It has some of the best farmland in N Scotland, producing grain and potatoes. Cattle are also raised.

Black Isle

the. a peninsula in NE Scotland, in Highland council area, between the Cromarty and Moray Firths
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The project has been surveying a series of caves along the coast of the Black Isle that were being used in some way from 2,300 years ago until the recent past.
The whole upstairs drinking area is built around reclaimed industrial by-products, such as crates, corrugated iron, beer kegs and those huge wooden bobbin reels used for cables, now used as tables at the Black Isle Bar.
"The Black Isle" by Sandi Tan (Grand Central Publishing, NY, 2012; 469 pages) is a long flashback, with occasional shifts to the present.
Black Isle, the company behind such games as the original post-apocalyptic RPG "Fallout" and "Planescape: Torment" has apparently been revived by Interplay, according to (http://kotaku.com/5936905/looks-like-interplay-is-bringing-back-the-studio-that-made-fallout) Kotaku .
Jemimaville sits on the northern coast of the Black Isle overlooking the Cromarty Firth.
Mr Smart, who was from Fortrose in the Black Isle, died on the garage forecourt in Johannesburg.
Pontyzfield House on the Black Isle is to host sessions for eight fathers and eight sons aged between 11 and 14 with the aim of recovering lost ground.
As heavy rain continued in the north of Scotland, there were two minor landslides on roads in Easter Ross and another minor landslide on a road in the Black Isle.
His name is Jim Anderson and he runs the splendid Anderson restaurant in Fortrose on the Black Isle.
Stephen Gough,44,also known as the Naked Rambler, was arrested on the Cromarty Bridge, between the Black Isle and Evanton,in Ross-shire, the Highlands.
However, he was arrested after a woman spotted him walking without clothing in a wood on the Black Isle near Dingwall.
A study of mortality following the bird's re-introduction into the Black Isle area in Inverness and Stirlingshire showed 112 out of 311 birds had been poisoned.