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, Dan. Færøerne, Faeroese Føroyar, group of volcanic islands (2005 est. pop. 47,000), 540 sq mi (1,399 sq km), Denmark, in the N Atlantic, between Iceland and the Shetland Islands.
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Some 20,000 people had traveled to the Faeroe Islands and Svalbard to watch the eclipse.
Islanders kill up to 1,000 whales annually out of an estimated pilot whale population of 128,000 in the northeast Atlantic, according to data kept by the Faeroe Islands.
Mark Docherty sped away from the Loons' defence in the 75th minute and rounded Soutar but Forfar's Faroe Islands ace Odmar Faeroe cleared.
3 January 2012 - Faeroe Islands-based lender BankNordik on Monday said it would complete the acquisition of a 50% stake in local life insurance group Liv on 1 July 2012.
However, it has also been collected further north, on the Faeroe Islands (Denmark), which make it a more widespread, oceanic species.
10 October 2011 - Faeroe Islands-based BankNordik P/F (CPH:BNORDIK) cut its forecast for the pre-tax profit before value adjustments and excluding further sector costs in the second half of 2011 by DKK20m to a range of DKK50m-DKK80m.
Eight countries (including three EU states) are full members of this Council: the United States, the Russian Federation, Canada, Norway, Iceland, Denmark (which represents Greenland and the Faeroe Islands), Finland and Sweden.
This escalating trend, whereby unjustifiably high mackerel fishing quotas had been set firstly by Iceland and now by Faeroe Islands for 2010, is in clear contradiction with the avowed objective of sustainable fisheries," said in EU fisheries commissioner Maria Damanaki, adding that "Such actions risk causing the collapse of the northeast Atlantic mackerel stock, which would be to the detriment of all the fleets and industries concerned.
Fujitsu has handled distribution of Ex Libris products in Denmark, Sweden, and the Faeroe Islands since 1992.
Earlier studies of populations living in the Faeroe Islands and Iceland have shown that it was primarily the women who were of Celtic origin.
Italy, who won the European title in 1968, face World Cup qualifiers Serbia and Slovenia, will also face Northern Ireland, Estonia and the Faeroe Islands in Group C.
There is a near complete ban on personal imports of meat and dairy products, unless they weigh less than 10 kilograms and were bought in Croatia, the Faeroe Islands, Greenland, or Iceland.