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Identification Longshot and Talking Point 749


Brumas
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Good Evening All.

Some more water...

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john bunyan

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Corran Ferry Nr Ardnamurchan Scotland.

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Over Loch Linnhe. Been there with RM

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Brumas

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john bunyan, Well Done, we were there earlier this year, on the way to Mull, they now have a more up to date ferry.

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Ardnamurchan (Highland) Probably 'promontory of the otters'.

Ard (Scottish Gaelic) 'promontory';

na; (Scottish Gaelic) 'of the';

muir-chon (Scottish Gaelic) 'sea dogs'.

A less likely derivation of the last two parts of this name, muir-chol (Scottish Gaelic) 'sea villany', suggests piracy, which may have been associated with this remote peninsula. The point marks the westernmost edge of the Scottish mainland.

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