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County Town: Kirkwall
Population: 19,480
Area: 382 sq miles
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To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only the track it has passed. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Irish Catholic Uprising - 1641, Battle of Trafalgar - 1805, First Women Peers Enter Lords - 1958, 1st British Nuclear Powered Sub launched - 1960, The Aberfan Disaster - 1966
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