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skerry

Chiefly Scot
1. a small rocky island
2. a reef

Skerry

 

a rocky island separated by narrow straits and inlets from the intricately dissected coasts of seas and lakes in regions of ancient continental glaciation, such as the Kola Peninsula of the USSR, Finland, Sweden, Norway, and Canada. The islands are composed of crystalline rocks with traces of glacial activity, such as sheepback rocks, and various moraine formations, such as drumlins, eskers, and moraine hills. The islands have an area of several square kilometers and elevations of only a few meters. Many hundreds of skerries occur in certain regions of a sea or lake.

skerry

[′sker·ē]
(geology)
A low, small, rugged and rocky island or reef.
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The area surrounding the Vee Skerries is known to be a tricky spot, with many ships wrecked around the rugged coastline of Papa Stour.
Black Terns were on The Skerries and at Llyn Coed y Dinas, Welshpool, while small numbers of Mediterranean Gulls along the north coast were dwarfed by a count of 83 on Anglesey's Inland Sea.
Dated this 5th day of June 2019 Signed: Camilla McLoughlin Secretary of the above Club Signed: Kalanne O'Leary Club Solicitor The Cross Skerries Co Dublin To: The Registrar of Club District Court Licensing Office Aras Ui Dhalaigh Dublin 7.
Her first taste of "fame" was when she took to the stage with her guitar for Skerries Got Talent aged 10 and won the competition.
Mr Sims said: "We have been working to protect the seabirds on the Skerries for many years and when it comes to breeding roseate terns, they have quite a variable history.
A statement released by the Loughshinny Club, the organisers of the Skerries 100, said that they "deeply regretted that William Dunlop has passed away following injuries received in a tragic accident".
A statement released by the Loughshinny Motorcycle Supporters Club, the Skerries 100 organisers, said they "deeply regret" to announce he "passed away following injuries received in a tragic accident".
It would see seven massive tidal generators located in up to 130ft (40m) of water at the Skerries, off the north west coast of Anglesey, with work originally set to start this year.
Whearity documents the Irish Volunteer movement in north County Dublin, specifically the perspective of the Skerries Company of Irish Volunteers before, during, and after the Easter Rising of 1916.
"Award for the friendliest pub in Ireland goes to all of them but, with Team Leader's discretion, I award it to Nealon's Bar in Skerries, once again."
The Skerries are about two miles off Carmel Head, on Anglesey's north west corner.
Rank Road name Sales Average price 1 Essex Close, Redcar 2 pounds 43,275 2 Micklow Close, Redcar 4 pounds 48,428 3 Skerries Cresent, Redcar 2 pounds 51,500 4 Blakey Close, Redcar 8 pounds 61,936 5 Britannia Place, Redcar 4 pounds 62,750 6 Blayberry Close, Redcar 8 pounds 63,000 7 Westbourne Gr, Redcar 2 pounds 65,000 8 Wembury Close, Redcar 4 pounds 65,000 9 Holder Street, Redcar 4 pounds 68,500 10 Burnmoor Cl, Redcar 11 pounds 68,864