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Sark,

Fr. Sercq (sĕrk), island (1991 pop. 575), 2 sq mi (5 sq km), in the English Channel, E of Guernsey, one of the Channel IslandsChannel Islands,
archipelago (2015 est. pop. 164,000), 75 sq mi (194 sq km), 10 mi (16 km) off the coast of Normandy, France, in the English Channel. The main islands are Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Sark, and there are several smaller islands, including Herm, Jethou, and
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. It is divided into Great Sark and Little Sark, which are connected by a natural causeway, the Coupée. The interior is reached through tunnels from Creux Harbour, the landing place, on the east. The island belongs to Guernsey bailiwick; its local government, which dated to the mid-16th cent., was a survival of the feudal system, but in 2008 the establishment of an elected parliament and the adoption of changes to the judiciary were approved. The resident economic activity is agriculture.

Sark

an island in the English Channel in the Channel Islands, consisting of Great Sark and Little Sark, connected by an isthmus: ruled by a hereditary Seigneur or Dame. Pop.: 591 (2000). Area: 5 sq. km (2 sq. miles)
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Along with the East Indiaman Atlas 1813, Royal Mail Ship Britannia 1840, Cutty Sark 1870, Clan Matheson 1919 and the Royal Mail Ship Queen Elizabeth 1940, the Lord Hinton stamp was today turned into a giant 7ft flag and flown from the Cutty Sark.
PrIce Includes: Return coach travel, one night's bed and continental breakfast accommodation in a comfortable hotel in the Docklands area, a short walking tour of the Royal Docks, a 'flight' on the London Emirate's Air Line cable car, a visit with entrance to the Cutty Sark, a panoramic tour of London and the services of a Tour Manager.
We are delighted to have played a part in that." The latest work follows on from a previous job carried out by D-Drill on the Cutty Sark to help install a bridge to access to the ship from a walkway.
Emma Wood, of D-Drill's London office, said: "It was great to get the call to work on the Cutty Sark and shows the high regard in which D-Drill is held.
Systems integrator Emtec Inc (OTCBB:ETEC.OB) has acquired SARK Infotech, a software consulting firm based in Mumbai, India, the company reported on Monday.
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US systems integrator Emtec (OTC:ETEC) announced yesterday the acquisition of Indian software consulting company SARK Infotech, without providing financial details.
Just for the fun of it oogling a runner Little Sark 3.45 Kempton The Channel Island is roughly triangular in shape, some one kilometre in width in the south and one and a half kilometres in length from north to south.
To date there are 14 new exhibitors in the UK and Ireland region including Cutty Sark and the South West England Pavilion, in the European region Azerbaijan is returning after a long break and Fiji returns to Asia Pacific," said Fiona Jeffery, chairperson of WTM.
In the English Channel, not far from the northern coast of France, lies the island of Sark. It is perhaps the only place that still practices Clameur de Haro, a medieval Norman law by which, if you are being transgressed upon in any way, you can call a stop to the act by rounding up some witnesses, throwing your hat to the ground, taking a knee and reciting the Lord's Prayer followed by: "Haro!
A FIRE which caused pounds 10m of damage to the Cutty Sark was sparked by electrical machinery, police said yesterday.