Moray Firth

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Mor·ay Firth

 (mûr′ē)
An inlet of the North Sea on the northeast coast of Scotland. It is the northern outlet of the Caledonian Canal system.

Moray Firth

n
(Placename) an inlet of the North Sea on the NE coast of Scotland. Length: about 56 km (35 miles)

Mor′ay Firth′


n.
an arm of the North Sea projecting into the NE coast of Scotland. Inland portion ab. 30 mi. (48 km) long.
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A ROYAL Navy frigate has had to shadow a Russian destroyer through the Moray Firth.
As well as being large complex structures, these jackets will be the deepest water fixed foundations of any offshore wind farm and it has taken significant time and resource to get them ready for installation in the Moray Firth, so its a great achievement to have the first one in place.
Moray Sea School - at Burghead on the Moray Firth - was open from 1949 to 1976.
11 May 2016 - UK-based natural resources investing company Cluff Natural Resources plc (LSE: CLNR) has signed a sale and purchase agreement and exclusive option agreement with Verus Petroleum Ltd and Verus Petroleum Ltd in relation to the acquisition of Verus's equity stake in three traditional oil and gas licences located in the Central North Sea and the Moray Firth, the company said.
Target: Up to a 25% participating interest held by Verus in three licences located in the Central North Sea and the Moray Firth
Flight Lieutenant Hywel Poole, 28, from Llandegfan near Menai Bridge, was among three airmen killed when two Tornado aircraft collided over the Moray Firth in July 2012.
Flight Lieutenant Adam Sanders, 27, from Formby, had been missing since the accident involving two jets over the Moray Firth on July 3, along with Squadron Leader Samuel Bailey, 26, whose remains were also identified yesterday.
Sqd Ldr Bailey and Flt Lt Adam Sanders, 27, are missing presumed dead after the crash in the Moray Firth.
The remains of the two GR4 bombers, which crashed on Tuesday afternoon, are believed to be 40 metres to 60 metres underwater in the Moray Firth.
The Tornado GR4s from RAF Lossiemouth plunged into the Moray Firth off the northeast coast of Scotland.
Four personnel from RAF Lossiemouth were involved in the incident in the Moray Firth yesterday.
The Ministry of Defence confirmed the crash in the Moray Firth area, but would not reveal any further details.

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