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strontian

(ˈstrɒntɪən)
n
1. (Minerals) another name for strontianite
2. (Elements & Compounds) another name for strontium, strontium monoxide
[C18: named after a parish in Argyll, where it was discovered]
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The 63-year-old died at the scene after she was struck while trying to stop her empty Honda CRV rolling down a steep hill near her home at Strontian, Argyll, on Sunday afternoon.
The woman, named locally as Linda MacGillivray, died near her home at Strontian, in Lochaber, on Sunday afternoon.
Strontian Primary School, on the Ardnamurchan peninsula in the Highlands, was built after the community of around 400 people rejected Highland Council's plans to improve their old primary school building.
Owain grew up in the West Highlands, close to Strontian, and attended Lochaber High School in Fort William, where inspirational art teachers encouraged his creativity.
"Colin and David have successfully completed the first ever circumnavigation of mainland Britain by open canoe, 86 days after they set off from Strontian at the end of April."
LAYBOURNE MICHAEL FREDERICK MIKE (Strontian and Whitley Bay).
(a) Ardersier Picnic Site (b) Auckengill Path (c) Aviemore, Dell of Spey (d) Brora, Fountain Square (e) Culloden Drive (f) Dornie Raised Beds (g) Golspie (h) Helmsdale (i) Inverlochy (j) Keiss Path (k) Kinlochleven Car Park (l) Kyle Prospect (m) Laggan Locks (n) North Kessock (o) Smithton Woods (p) Strathpeffer Spa Gardens (q) Strontian Community Woodland (r) Wick Riverside The works included in the Contract include the following types of grounds maintenance operations: Weed control.
The 39–year–old is to appear at Fort William Sheriff Court tomorrow after the blaze at remote Glen Tarbert near Strontian earlier this month.
Yno o dan y teitl Coch-a-bonddu mae'r diweddar athro yn gwneud gosodiad fel a ganlyn: "Yn y Times, 22 Mehefin 1992, roedd stori am ddod o hyd i gwch hwylio o'r enw Coch-y-Bondhu yn ddigon gwael ei gyflwr mewn gwesty yn Strontian ar lan Loch Sunat yng ngorllewin Sgotland.
The arrangement corresponds closely to the scheme laid out in Abraham Gottlob Werner's Letztes Mineral-System (1817), with a few exceptions: to Class 1 is added the genus Yttria, while Werner's genera called Barite and Strontian are reduced to familial level; in Class 4 the number of genera is greater (28, as against Werner's 22).
Sleeping up to seven, the property is situated close to the village of Strontian. Details: 01835 822277' www.unique-cottages.co.uk
The Erraid in Strontian,Kilcamb Paddock,Argyll, sleeps four and is an ideal escape for a family or two couples looking for a bit of peace and quiet - the five foot double bed in the main bedroom will appeal to couples while the other bedroom features twin beds ideal for kids.