Sentence Examples

  • Australis (southern whale-oil), Balaenoptera longimana, Balaenoptera borealis (Finback oil, Finner whale-oil, Humpback oil).
  • Finner) call their country Sabme or Same, and themselves Samelats - names almost identical with those employed by the Finns for their country and race, and probably connected with a root signifying "dark."
  • The whaling industry came into importance towards the close of the 19th century, and stations for the extraction of the oil and whalebone have been established at several points, under careful regulations designed to mitigate the pollution of water, the danger to livestock from eating the blubber, &c. The finner whale is the species most commonly taken.