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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
he most westerly department of France, washed on the N. by the English Channel, and on the S. and W. by the Atlantic; has a rugged and broken coast-line, but inland presents a picturesque appearance with tree-clad hills and fertile valleys; the climate is damp, and there is a good deal of marshy land; mines of silver, lead, &c., are wrought, and quarries of marble and granite; fishing is largely engaged in; and the manufacture of linen, canvas, pottery, &c., are important industries, while large quantities of grain are raised.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Finisterre'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/f/finisterre.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.