dubdobdee: (hobbs)
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q8: Locate Ellan Vannin:
i: in Kola (no ice!)
ii: where the early pumpkins blow.
iii: among the spättburgunder vineyards.
iv: under the crest of the red-handed badgers.
v: in a university city, home to a “royal” seminary for Scottish seculars.
vi: within a region whose littoral achieved historical significance on the feast day of St Norbert.
vii: at the crossroads between Devana and Ermine.
viii: in the home of a carnivorous marsupial.
ix: within the landform beneath Uhuru.
x: in the land of the Dayak.

COMPLETED:
ELLAN VANNIN is the Manx for Man (as in “Isle of”) and this is places containing the syllable MAN
i: MURMANSK (known by [livejournal.com profile] alextiefling)
ii: COROMANDEL (via a line in Edward Lear) (known by [livejournal.com profile] alextiefling)
iii: MANNHEIM on the Rhine is the location of the Pinot Noir (Spättburgunder) vineyards (part-googled by [livejournal.com profile] kat, confirmed by [livejournal.com profile] jeff_worrell )
iv: FERMANAGH (via [livejournal.com profile] marnameow)
v: SALAMANCA in Spain, home of the Royal Scots College, a Roman Catholic seminary (googled by [livejournal.com profile] jeff_worrell )
vi: Jan 6 = Invasion of NORMANDY (guess and confirmed by [livejournal.com profile] thebopkids)
vii: GODMANCHESTER in Cambridgeshire is the site of the crossroads of the Via Devana (Roman Road from Colchester to Chester) and Ermine Street (googled by [livejournal.com profile] kat)
viii: TASMANIA (home of the Tasmanian Devil) (guessed by [livejournal.com profile] jeff_worrell)
ix: KILIMANJARO: theres an Uhuru peak (from the swahili word meaning “freedom”) (Lt Uhuru is named for this word…) (guessed & googled by [livejournal.com profile] kat)
x: KALINMANTAN in Borneo (guessed by [livejournal.com profile] alextiefling)
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