Moray firth sentence example

moray firth
  • Along both sides of the Moray Firth a strip of level land lies between the foot of the hills and the sea, while the county of Caithness, occupying a wide plain, does not, strictly speaking, belong to the Highlands.

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  • In the basin of the gorges Moray Firth some fine examples may be seen on the Nairn and Findhorn, while on the west side of the Cromarty Firth some of the small streams descending from the high grounds of the east of the shire of Ross and Cromarty have cut out defiles in the Conglomerates, remarkable for their depth and narrowness.

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  • Enormous numbers of flints and also less abundant fragments of chalk are found in glacial deposits bordering the Moray Firth.

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  • The driest climates of the east are in Tweeddale about Kelso and Jedburgh, the low grounds of East Lothian, and those on the Moray Firth from Elgin round to Dornoch.

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  • Roman roads extended, with camps, as far as the Moray Firth.

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  • From the Moray Firth it extends inland in a westerly and then south-westerly direction for a distance of 19 m.

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  • Pop. (1901), 4753 A branch of the Highland railway also gives access to Elgin, and there is a line to Buckie and Portessie on the Moray Firth.

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  • These days the A9 takes a dual carriageway bypass route which crosses the Moray Firth at Kessock bridge.

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  • The Moray Firth is a large triangular embayment in NE Scotland.

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  • Its root has been noted on seismic surveys in connection with the oil exploration of the Moray Firth.

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  • Right across the country on the east coast the Moray Firth is a huge sea inlet where dolphins may be seen.

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  • Moray Firth 2.40 Exploration activity in the Moray Firth increased to seven wells (including two sidetracks) compared with five drilled in 1999.

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  • Still more recently the hardship of treating the greater part of Moray Firth as open sea to the exclusion of British and to the advantage of foreign fishermen has been raised (see North Sea Fisheries Convention; Territorial Waters).

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  • The Moray Firth is a wide bay, with the port of Inverness at its southwesterly corner.

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