Heligoland

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Heligoland

a small island in the North Sea, one of the North Frisian Islands, separated from the coast of NW Germany by the Heligoland Bight: administratively part of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein: a large island in early medieval times, now eroded to an area of about 150 hectares (380 acres); ceded by Britain to Germany in 1890 in exchange for Zanzibar
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Since 1909, researchers have been trapping birds on the island of Helgoland which lies about 70 kilometers off the northwestern coast of Germany.
He was born in 1906 on the island of Helgoland, where the bustling streets and crowded, busy marketplaces formed his early experience of life in a large and cosmopolitan urban metropolis.
E.ON s Amrumbank offshore wind farm will use the island of Helgoland to launch its island based service concept, which will no doubt be a great success and one that Fred.
Its location is nearly 85km off the German coast, north-west of the island of Helgoland.