Firth of Forth


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Noun1.Firth of Forth - a large firth on the east coast of Scotland and the estuary of the Forth River; location of Edinburgh
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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He would find no difficulty in swimming across the Firth of Forth at Edinburgh.
Royal Navy Offshore PatrolVessel (OPV) HMS Forth, which is affiliated to Stirling, is visiting the Firth of Forth for the first time.
Scientists studying the photographs and sightings of the whales in Scotland's Firth of Forth posted on social media believe the area is being used as a "service station" on their long journey from the Arctic to the Tropics.
Between 1306 and 1918, only three humpback whales were reported stranded on the east coast of Scotland: Firth of Forth in 1690, Wick in 1871 and Dundee in 1884 (van Deinse, 1918).
The puffin season has officially started in the Firth of Forth today.
It's impossible to say how bad the situation is but you must be talking about millions of pieces in the Firth of Forth."
1975: The Queen opened the North Sea pipeline, the first to be built underwater, bringing 400,000 barrels ashore each day at Grangemouth Refinery on the Firth of Forth.
It owns and operates eight commercial ports on the Firth of Forth, the Firth of Tay and the Thames, with strategic positions in Tilbury (London), Grangemouth and Dundee.
It is set in an Edinburgh where an island or volcano called The Inch has formed in the Firth of Forth.
ESAB, a leader in welding and cutting technologies, reports it has supplied flux-cored wires and welding electrodes to the Forth Crossing Bridge Constructors consortium that designed and built the new Queensferry Crossing road bridge across the Firth of Forth. American Bridge was charged with overseeing the production and installation of 121 road sections.
The bridge spans the Firth of Forth near Edinburgh alongside the famous red Forth Rail Bridge and the PS1.35billion Queensferry Crossing, which opened last year.