St Helena

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St. He•le•na

(həˈli nə)
1. a British island in the S Atlantic: Napoleon's place of exile 1815–21. 47 sq. mi. (122 sq. km).
2. a British colony comprising this island, Ascension Island, and the Tristan da Cunha group. 6,782; 126 sq. mi. (326 sq. km). Cap.: Jamestown.
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I read the July article on Napoleon's exile on St Helena ('Napoleon's Last Journey') with interest.
Neil Rusch, a freelance writer and publisher, first traveled to St Helena as the editor of SA Yachting magazine in 1998 and has since visited the island on four occasions, the most recent was in his capacity as the webmaster for -- the web site promoting the yacht race from Cape Town to St Helena.
His well-known work on piracy aside, Philip Gosse also had an ardent interest in one of Britain's oldest colonies, the still most extensive history of which, St Helena 1502-1938, he published in London in 1938.
The St Helena Football Association wants to play in the Inter-Games Football Tournament on Anglesey later this year.
The family moved to St Helena, off west Africa, two years ago.
The opening of St Helena's new airport, set for May 21, has been postponed.
DID you know that Captain Cook and Napoleon both visited the island of St Helena? James Cook and Napoleon Bonparte's different experiences of their time on the island in the Atlantic Ocean were being explored in a Local History Month event yesterday.
Were it not for the accident of history which sent Napoleon Bonaparte there to spend his final days in exile, few people would have even heard of St Helena.
Below: Spectacular rock formations at Sandy Bay | RMS St Helena in James Bay IT'S just a tiny speck in the wild wastes of the South Atlantic.
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