THE HIGHLAND KELP PROPRIETORS AND THEIR STRUGGLE OVER THE SALT AND BARILLA DUTIES, 1817-1831
- Staffa. // Illustrated London Reading Book;3/1/2006, p61
Staffa is an island of the Inner Hebrides in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. The Vikings gave it this name as its columnar basalt reminded them of their houses, which were built from vertically placed tree-logs. Staffa lies about 6.2 miles west of the Isle of Mull. The area is 0.13 square miles and...
- Nice island--we'll buy it. // Earth Island Journal;Summer97, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p14
Reports on the purchase of the Isle of Eigg in Scotland by the island's residents, the Scottish Wildlife Trust and the Highland Council.
- Nest of Northern Britain. // World & I;Jun2000, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p222
Provides information on Shetland Islands in Scotland. Description of Shetlanders; History; Attractions offered to tourists.
- Summer Staycations. SYMES, BRYONY // Practical Motorhome;Sep2014, p31
An introduction is presented which discusses various summer destinations in Great Britain including Peak District, England, Pembrokeshire, Wales, and islands and highlands in Scotland.
- A shock of sea lettuce. Fields, Leslie Leyland // Christian Science Monitor;8/1/96, Vol. 88 Issue 173, p16
Presents the author's reflections about eating kelp. Description of the taste of kelp; Cattle as eaters of kelp; Author's work in commercial fishing.
- Incredible lightness of sea gel solid. Coghlan, Andy // New Scientist;8/15/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1834, p19
Reports that American scientists have invented a solid material that is lighter than air. Called Seagel, it is made from kelp; Process to make it; Uses.
- Kelp. Tennesen, M.; Wu, N. // National Wildlife (World Edition);Jun/Jul92, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p4
Discusses the efforts of the state of California to protect its offshore giant kelp forest. Threats to kelp over past decade; Ecosystem found in kelp forest; Life of a single kelp plant; Uses of kelp in possibly counteracting global warming; Natural disasters that wiped out kelp forests in...
- EXTREME NON-SCENE: THE HEBRIDES. Gillan, Adrian // ScotsGay Magazine;Apr2005, Issue 63, p16
Features the Outer Hebrides or Western Isles, off the North West coast of Scotland. bars and hotels located in the Isle of Lewis; Historical sites found at the Isle of Lewis; Destinations in the Isle of Harris.
- Orkney: Ancient North Sea haven. Bryson, Bill; Richardson, Jim // National Geographic;Jun98, Vol. 193 Issue 6, p46
Highlights life in the Orkney town of Stromness, on one of the Scottish islands. The life of Jack and Dorothy Rendall; Mention of the Stromness Academy; Comments from residents; St. Magnus Cathedral, begun by a Viking earl in 1137, being a reminder of the Norse heritage; The question of the...