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Farne Islands 6 inch

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Gun Rock Gun Rock Mr Darling, Longstone on Sheet A sunken danger extending from ‘Skiney
Gun Rock Mr Patterson, Monkshouse 12a D Carr’ northward for about 1/4 of a mile,
Gun Rock Mr Patterson, N. Sunderland having at its north end, two patches
of rock above low water, but, covered
entirely at high water, off which
part, the Armada gun in Bambrough
Castle, was taken, which has caused
the rock to be called ‘Gun rock’-
North Wamses North Wamses Mr Darling, Longstone on Sheet Two pretty large islands which at
and Mr Patterson, Monkshouse 12a D low water form only one island
South Wamses South Wamses Mr Patterson, N. Sunderland on Sheet having a scanty vegetation on a peaty
12a D soil impregnated with the excreciae
of birds, and remarkable as the chief
breeding place of the Cormorant, and
when approaching from leeward, a disa
-greeable smell is percieved at some
distance, arising from the filthy nests –

Note: Unsigned

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Transcribed by SMH and CC

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