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, Dan. Færøerne, Faeroese Føroyar, group of volcanic islands (2015 est. pop. 49,000), 540 sq mi (1,399 sq km), Denmark, in the N Atlantic, between Iceland and the Shetland Islands.
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In January 1941, the British laid some two thousand mines between Iceland and the Faeroe Islands, more mines in February, and 6,100 more in March.
Some 20,000 people had traveled to the Faeroe Islands and Svalbard to watch the eclipse.
Total lunar eclipse will be visible in Svalbard and the Faeroe Islands and it will get dark completely in that region.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A more than four century-old pilot whales drive in the Faeroe Islands is a "barbaric, psychotic frenzy" which should cease, actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson said Friday.
LEAGUE ONE TEAMSHEET FORFAR are without Iain Campbell and Odmar Faeroe against Dunfermline while Ryan Thomson is back for the Pars.
But they have been struggling without the defensive influence of Keith Gibson and Odmar Faeroe - the pair have undergone surgery and are unavailable for the next month - so there is little confidence that there will be an immediate fix.
FAROE ISLANDS: Nielsen, Naes, Justinussen, Faeroe (Jacobsen 61), Baldvinsson, Hansson, Benjaminsen, Holst, Samuelsen, Udsen (Hansen 61), Edmundsson (Elttor 80).
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."