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Guernsey

(gûrn`zē), island, 25 sq mi (65 sq km), in the English Channel, second largest of the Channel Islands. Guernsey bailiwick (2005 est. pop. 65,000) includes AlderneyAlderney
, Fr. Aurigny , anc. Riduna, island (1991 pop. 2,297), c.3 sq mi (7.7 sq km), in the English Channel, northernmost of the larger Channel Islands. It is separated from the French coast and from the other islands by swift tidal races.
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Fr. Sercq (sĕrk), island (1991 pop. 575), 2 sq mi (5 sq km), in the English Channel, E of Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands. It is divided into Great Sark and Little Sark, which are connected by a natural causeway, the Coupée.
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, Herm, Brechou, Jethou, and smaller islands. Guernsey has a low beach in the north and rocky cliffs along the south shore. The shipping and distribution center and chief town is Saint Peter Port. Exports include dairy products, fruits, flowers, vegetables, and Guernsey cattle. It is a tourist site.

Guernsey

1. an island in the English Channel: the second largest of the Channel Islands, which, with Alderney and Sark, Herm, Jethou, and some islets, forms the bailiwick of Guernsey; finance, market gardening, dairy farming, and tourism. Capital: St Peter Port. Pop.: 59 710 (2001). Area: 63 sq. km (24.5 sq. miles)
2. a breed of dairy cattle producing rich creamy milk, originating from the island of Guernsey
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Because its finance sector is concentrated in certain products -- particularly investment funds, corporate domiciles for listing on the London market, and insurance -- Guernsey could conceivably continue to thrive with an alternative tax regime, provided it carved out exceptions for those industries.
Afterwards we enjoyed a Guernsey ice-cream milkshake in the museum's tea-room, which sits in a cast-iron bandstand with a wonderful view over the island.
Also presenting were the Co-Chairmen of Guernsey Film: Ben Tustin, Director of Tax Strategies at Marlborough Trust Company; and Richard Garrod, Director at Confiance.
If you prefer the outdoors to the indoors, Guernsey has 27 beautiful bays with quiet unspoiled beaches where you can lie in undisturbed tranquility or indulge in some watersports.
This vibrancy means there are various opportunities for the region's professionals and their clients to benefit from a relationship with Guernsey.
Like car free Sark, 45 minutes by boat from Guernsey, where travel is by horse and cart, on foot or by bike.
Guernsey Dairy is owned by the States of Guernsey to supply the population of Guernsey with locally produced milk and other milk based products, including cheese, cream, butter, cream liqueurs and ice cream.
Ten races, with two held at each venue, including Guernsey.
Winnicott, Guernsey enables herself to draw upon a rich vein of material that is surprisingly amenable to expression in terms of seventeenth-century thought.
The Bailiwick of Guernsey includes the two smaller islands of Alderney and Sark.
Julia Carolyn Guernsey and Jeffrey Powers-Beck can be read as correctives to Oley since both examine familial ties that bind Herbert's English poetry to the flesh of lived experience.
They have no track of their own and, in the past, have borrowed Guernsey golf course, marking out the one-mile circuit and using carts for stands.