geographical name islet N Atlantic NW of Ireland

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  • Rockall — is a small, uninhabited, rocky islet in the north Atlantic Ocean, and one of the sea areas named in the Shipping Forecast broadcast on BBC Radio 4. It could be, in James Fisher s words, the smallest isolated rock, or the most isolated small rock… …   Wikipedia

  • Rockall — Vue de Rockall. Géographie Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rockall — Gewässer Atlantischer Ozean Geographische Lage …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rockall — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Ubicación de Rockall …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rockall —   [ rɔkɔːl], unbewohnter Felsen im Nordatlantik, rd. 350 km westlich der Hebriden, bei 57º 36 nördliche Breite und 13º 41 westliche Länge; Rockall wird von Großbritannien beansprucht (seit 1955) und als Insel bezeichnet, was für die Ausdehnung… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Rockall — (spr. rock aol), Felseneiland im Atlantischen Ozean, 416 km nördlich von Irland, etwa 300 km von der Hebrideninsel St. Kilda, unter 57°36´ nördl. Br. und 13°14´ westl. L., erhebt sich als steiler, 21 m hoher und nur 90 m im Umfang messender Kegel …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Rockall — ▪ islet, Scotland, United Kingdom       isolated granite rock in the North Atlantic Ocean 220 miles (354 km) west of the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Rockall is about 100 yards (91 metres) in circumference and stands some 70 feet (21 metres) above… …   Universalium

  • Rockall — This most interesting surname is English but arguably of Olde French pre 10th century origins. It is residential and has several possible sources. It may derive from the French word roque introduced into England and Scotland after the Norman… …   Surnames reference

  • ROCKALL —    a remarkable peak of granite rock, rising some 70 ft. above the sea level from the bed of an extensive sandbank in the Atlantic, 184 m. W. of St. Kilda; a home and haunt for sea birds …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Rockall score — Rockall risk scoring system attempts to identify patients at risk of adverse outcome following acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Rockall et al identified independent risk factors [cite journal |author=Rockall TA, Logan RF, Devlin HB,… …   Wikipedia

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