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Lítla Dímun: The Capped Island of the Faroe Islands

A part of the Kingdom of Denmark, the Faroe Islands comprise of 18 rocky islands. Of the 18 islands, only one is left uninhabited by humans, and that is Lítla Dímun, the smallest of the Faroe Islands. Although it is uninhabited, some Faroese farmers still dare to the said island to take care of the little island’s rulers: the sheep.

Find out more about the island on Atlas Obscura.

(Image Credit: ARV/ Alamy)


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The Faroe Islands are in my "someday" category of places to visit. A bit of a nitpick though. The text says Lítla Dímun sheep "were the descendants of the animals brought to the area during the Neolithic era." The phrase 'the area' refers to Europe. The earliest humans on the island were around 400 AD, which is well after the neolithic. I was confused for a moment trying to figure out how neolithic peoples brought sheep to Lítla Dímun.
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