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Sylt

(zĭlt, Ger. zült), island (1994 pop. 5,543), 36 sq mi (93 sq km), Schleswig-Holstein, N Germany, in the North Sea. It is the largest of the North Frisian IslandsFrisian Islands
, chain of low-lying islands, off the coasts of the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark, in the North Sea. The West Frisian Islands, also known as the Wadden Islands, belonging to the Netherlands, are off the shores of North Holland, Friesland, and Groningen provs.
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 and is connected by a causeway to the mainland; the two main towns are Westerland, a popular seaside tourist spot, and Kampen, a wealthier resort. Except in its cultivated western tip, the island is covered by dunes and heathland; fishing, agriculture, and tourism are the chief industries. Fortified in the 1930s, Sylt was one an early air target of the Allies during World War II. Erosion is an ongoing problem.
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Add to this a bracing North Frisian Island climate - Sylt is renowned for its healthy fresh air - fine, white beaches, great food, designer shops and plenty of activities and you have the perfect recipe for a short break or a family holiday.
"He used Kathrin for sex and Finja to do the shopping and pay for it, while Leonie gave him money to travel on holidays to Majorca and Sylt."
A FORMER RAF mechanic wants to recruit more members from Birmingham to an association of ex-servicemen and women who served on the German island of Sylt.
Sixty-one days and 1,500 miles later back on the island of Sylt, in northern Germany, Mehmet opened the door and found his bedraggled cat.
13&15 TRAVEL Bridget McGrouther nips to Ripon in North Yorkshire and Christian Sylt has a toon-tastic time at Warner Bros World in Abu Dhabi.
"The majority of Formula One teams aim to do no more than break even," says Christian Sylt, editor of the sport's definitive business guide, Formula Money, before adding, "but this is probably the best they can achieve because most spend all of the money they generate attempting to win races rather than make a profit.
Nevertheless, as exemplified by Unidade Habittacional (Housing Unit), 2004 (the only "Container" included in this show), Calapez uses color in these works to create intense visual fields that recall his watercolors, such as Abstract Landscape (Sylt Series 28 a 71), 2003, and Pianos sobre planus (Planes on Planes), 2006.
AirBerlin will launch weekend flights to Sylt from Dortmund and Hanover on May 1 aboard a Dornier Do228.
Now, six months later, Phoebe's bottle has turned up on the little-known northern German Island of Sylt, near Denmark.
The group's leading web, ProSieben, just wrapped production on the costly and special-effects-laden "Tsunami--Die Killerwelle" (Tsunami--The Killer Wave), about a giant tidal wave that hits the German island of Sylt in the North Sea.
The group can now boast 120 enthusiastic members and the formation of the Royal Air Force Sylt Association.
Sources in Germany also claim that Celtic representatives saw Hleb in his club's pre-season training camp on the North Sea island of Sylt.