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Scotland Council Quiz - Shetland Islands

Can you guess these facts about the Scottish council area of Shetland Islands?
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Last updated: October 22, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 23, 2021
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Largest town in the Shetland Islands
Lerwick
Scottish mainland city to which ferries travel from the above town
Aberdeen
This 'sea parrot' with a distinctive bill can be seen in large colonies on the Shetlands
Puffin
Second largest island in the Shetland archipelago
Yell
The pipeline to Sullom Voe opened in 1978 to carry oil from this major North Sea oil field
Brent
Small, hardy, domesticated working animal synonymous with the Shetlands
Shetland Pony
Arthur Anderson (1792-1868) was a Shetland born businessman and co-founder of this major
shipping line and cruise company
P&O
Most northerly of the Shetland Islands
Unst
Annual 'fire festival' which celebrates Shetland's Viking heritage
Up Helly Aa
Largest settlement on the North Atlantic coast of Mainland, capital of the Shetland Islands
until 1708, and home to the North Atlantic Fisheries College
Scalloway
Best known prehistoric and Norse settlement on the Shetland Islands
Jarlshof
Southern-most point on the Shetland mainland
Sumburgh Head
Shetland born John Henry eventually became Treasurer of this Australian island after
emigrating with his family in 1854
Tasmania
Traditional enclosed area of land, typically small and arable, usually with a dwelling
Croft
Island lying halfway between Shetland and Orkney, known for its traditional knitwear
Fair Isle
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