Seiland


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Seiland

 

an island in the Norwegian Sea, off the northern coast of the Scandinavian Peninsula, from which it is separated by the Vargsund, a narrow strait; part of Norway. Seiland has an area of approximately 560 sq km. It is covered with plateaus and low mountains, with elevations to 1,075 m. Composed of gabbro and gneisses, it has glaciers. Vegetation is of the tundra type. Reindeer are raised; fishing is also important.

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Held at the Hotel Palm Camayenne, guests were treated to international gourmet cuisine as well as traditional music and entertainment performed by the renowned local band Seiland Kutchy during the course of the evening.
And Dudley had a generous lot of brand-new zircon specimens from Bulbin, Wazarat District, Northern Areas, Pakistan -- almost dead ringers for the well-known Seiland Island, Norway pieces.