The Channel Islands
W.H. Allen, 1862 - Channel Islands - 604 pages
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a-half Alderney animals Aubin's beach beautiful Bouley Bay Braye Harbour breakwater Brechou Britany broken Burhou called Casquets Castle Cornet caverns Channel Islands chapter church cliffs climate common connected covered Creux cultivated curious deep detached rocks distance east Elizabeth Castle England English extremely fathoms favourable feet ferns fish flowers France Gouliot granite Grosnez ground Hanois rocks harbour headland Helier's Herm high water houses important interesting islets Jersey Jersey and Guernsey Jethou jurats kind less Lihou Little Sark low water mass means miles Minquiers narrow natural nearly Normandy north-east northern obtained pebbles peculiar Peter's Port picturesque plants porphyry present rare remarkable rising road rocky sand scenery sea-weed seen shore side species stone syenite table land temperature tide tion town trees Vale Castle valley variety vegetation veins visited vraic vulgaris walls weather whole wind yards