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2014-09-11 23:08:30

Wavetec installs “BIG SCREEN” at Science Centre on the banks of River Clyde in Glasgow for Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014

2014-07-09 12:27:29

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glasgow's favourite mall pledges support to Team Scotland by changing its name One of Scotland's top malls,

2014-05-22 23:07:16

Pride of Britain Hotels Awards Top Property to The Torridon, A Rebecca Recommends Endorsed Hotel Wester Ross, Scotland (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Torridon

2014-04-24 12:26:11

Fast-Growing Brand Going Coast to Coast, Offering a Chance to Win a Flyaway Trip to Kenny Chesney's Next Tour NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Loch Ness Monster Allegedly Captured In Apple Maps Satellite Image
2014-04-20 06:12:34

Has Apple Maps succeeded where centuries of monster hunters have failed by delivering the first concrete evidence of the fabled Loch Ness Monster? Members of the Official Loch Ness Monster Fan Club believe so, but other experts are considerably more skeptical, according to media reports published late last week.

2014-04-08 12:20:47

MARSEILLE, France, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 10th Routes Europe heads to Scotland marking the first time the event has been held in the UK

2014-03-25 12:20:46

MONTREAL, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Also New! BritRail's Scottish Highlands Pass BritRail Pass and ticket holders

2014-03-11 12:25:37

CHICAGO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoy, the leading Hispanic print and digital media company in Chicago, announced today the hiring of Andres Lombana as Executive Producer of Video Content,

2014-03-07 16:20:57

Ruling Impacts Royalties Due Under Lease FORT WORTH, Texas, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wick Phillips has

Loch Ness Monster Appears To Be On Vacation
2014-02-11 07:19:17

Accounts of the Loch Ness monster date back over 1,500 years, with modern sightings starting around 1933, according to History.com. The last 18 months, however, Nessie has been decidedly absent.


Latest Geography of Scotland Reference Libraries

North Ronaldsay Sheep
2014-10-23 14:48:17

The North Ronaldsay sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that reside on the island of North Ronaldsay in the Orkney Islands of Scotland. This breed was developed by crossing breeds found on the Orkney and Shetland islands. Today, it can be found on many of the other islands in the area and some have been exported as an exotic breed. Because the North Ronaldsay developed on an isolated island with little vegetation, it primarily consumes seaweed and this has altered its digestive system and...

Grice
2014-09-05 10:47:45

The grice, also known as the highland or Irish pig, is an extinct breed of domestic pig that once roamed the highland hills and islands of Scotland and Ireland. During the nineteenth century, this breed was described as being extremely hardy and aggressive, often known to wander from its own farmlands to forage for food. Because of this, it was recommended that farmers stop keeping the breed on their farms, and coupled with the growing popularity of imported pigs it declined in population and...

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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.