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Great Britain is an island in the North Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe. The island of Ireland is situated to the west of Great Britain, and together with over 1,000 smaller surrounding islands, form the British Isles archipelago.

The term "Great Britain" is often used to include the whole of England, Scotland and Wales including their component adjoining islands.

A single Kingdom of Great Britain resulted from the union of the Kingdom of England (which had already comprised the present-day countries of England and Wales) and the Kingdom of Scotland by the 1707 Acts of Union.

In 1801, Great Britain united with the neighboring Kingdom of Ireland, forming the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, which was renamed the "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland" after the Irish Free State seceded in 1922.

The island is dominated by a maritime climate with quite narrow temperature differences between seasons.

Available Books

Images

Image Name
Sand-Martin
Montgomeryshire
Braeriach and the Source of the Dee
The Great Glen, Sunset
The Dee at Culter
The Dee at Cambus o' May
Cruisers Manoeuvring
Destroyer Manoeuvring
Song Thrush
St. Lo from the River
Great Tit
Waxwing
Skylark
Chenonceaux-the Oriental Front
St. Hilary's Church, Denbigh
The Province of Connaugh
Linnet
Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness
The Countye Palatine of Chester
The Countie of Leinster
A Newe Mape of Germany
Title Page
An Early Type of Frigate, H.M.S. June. 1750
Ships' Boats pulling round the Fleet
Cardiganshyre
The Kingdome of Persia
The Mountain Meadows, Bavarian Tyrol
Golden Eagle
Castle at Fussen
Berry Pomeroy Castle, Entrance Towers
Canaan
The Muir of Dinnet
H.M.S. Dreadnought
Kingfisher
The Henry Grace de Dieu. 1515
The Action off Port Arthur between the Japanese and Russians. August 10th, 1904
Seaman's Dress, circa A.D. 1748 to 1778
Spain
"McCaig's Folly," Oban
Bingen on the Rhine
Curlew
Cuckoo
Norhamtonshire
Harvest Time, Strathtay
Seaman's Dress, circa A.D. 1649 to 1689
Golden Plover and Grey Plover
Mallard or Wild Duck
Stone Curlew
Woodcock
Calder Abbey, Cumberland
Yellow Bunting (Yellow Hammer)
Glocestershire
The Bishophrick and Citie of Durham
the South-East, South and South-West Roads from London
Greater Spotted Woodpecker
Britain
In Glen Dee
H.M.S. Battleship Queen. 1839
The Province of Mounster
Peregrine
Gate Towers Rhuddlan Castle, North Wales
The Countie Westmorland
Cambridgshire
Action between H.M.S. Phoenix and the French Frigate Didon. August 10th, 1805
The Old Bridge of Invercauld
Black-headed Gull
A Map of Virginia and Maryland
Seaman's Dress, circa A.D. 600 to 1600
A Royal Escort. Arrival of the King of Portugal
France and Germany
Grey Wagtail
A Newe Mape of Poland
Aberdeen and the Mouth of the Dee
The Falls of Muick
Italia
Cumberland
The North and East Ridins of Yorkshire
Rook
The Second Book - Wales
Dartford Warbler
Rutlandshire
Old Peel Tower at Darnick, near Abbotsford
Storm Petrel and Leach's Petrel
Ring Ouzel
The Countye of Monmouth
H.M. Cruiser Good Hope leaving Portsmouth Harbour
The Macdonald Monument, Glencoe
H.M.S. Victory. Evening
Kent
Greece
Bullfinch
Lansallos Church, Polperro
Fieldfare
Blake's Action at Sta. Cruz. 1657
Red-throated Diver
Missel Thrush

Maps

Map Name
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Worcestershire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Spaine (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Turkisch Empire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - A Map of Virginia and Maryland (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Denbighshore (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Glocestershire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Devonshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Countie of Leinster (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Kingdome of Irland (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Norhamtonshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Shropshyre (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Yorkshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Huntington (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Counti and City of Lyn (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Sussex (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Counti of Nottingham (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - France (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Province of Connaugh (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Counti of Warwick (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Herefordshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Italia (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - A Newe Mape of Germany (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Evrop [Europe] (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Mape of Hungari (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - A Newe Mape of the Romane Empire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Kingdome of China (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Asia (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Midlesex (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Essex (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Dorsetshyre (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Invasions of England and Ireland (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Bedfordshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Wales (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Bohemia (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The West Ridinge of Yorkeshyre (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Barkshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Hartfordshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Kingdome of Scotland (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Surrey (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Somersetshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Isle of Man (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Darbieshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Montgomeryshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Holy Iland, Garnsey, Farne and Iarsey (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Countie Westmorland (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Cumberland (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - A Newe Mape of Tartary (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Kingdome of England (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Rutlandshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - A Map of the Sommer Ilands (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Countie Pallatine of Lancaster (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - America (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Province of Mounster (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Kent (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Norfolk (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - A Map of Jamaica and Barbados (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Countie of Radnor (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Buckingham (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The North and East Ridins of Yorkshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - A Newe Mape of Poland (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Cambridgshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Penbrokshyre (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Hantshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Bishophrick and Citie of Durham (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Breknoke (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Africae (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - A New and Accvrat Map of the World (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Province of Ulster (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - A New Map of East India (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Kingdome of Denmarke (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Suffolke (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Stafford Countie and Towne (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Oxfordshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Anglesey (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Greece (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Cornwall (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - A Map of Russia (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Countye Palatine of Chester (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Cardiganshyre (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Flintshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Wight Island (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Caernarvon (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - A New Description of Carolina (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Merionethshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Countye of Monmouth (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - A Newe Mape of Y XVII Provinces of Low Germanie (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Canaan (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Leicester (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Glamorganshyre (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Wilshire (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - A Map of New England and New York (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Caermarden (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - The Kingdome of Persia (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Northumberland (1676)
The Theatre of the Empire of Great-Britain - Britain (1676)

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