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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Noun1.Moray Firth - an inlet of the North Sea on the northeast coast of ScotlandMoray Firth - an inlet of the North Sea on the northeast coast of Scotland
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A ROYAL Navy frigate has had to shadow a Russian destroyer through the Moray Firth.
This weekend saw the installation of the first of 86 jacket substructures at the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) offshore construction site in the Outer Moray Firth, marking another major milestone for the 2.
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
A group of bottlenose dolphins worked up quite an appetite hunting in Scotland's Moray Firth.
A report into the crash involving the two Tornado GR4s over the Moray Firth on July 3, 2012 found there were 17 contributory factors, including the lack of a collision warning system (CWS) on both aircraft.
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.
At one end of it is the highly-populated Central Belt and at the other is - er - the Moray Firth in an area that is home to lots of sheep but not many drivers.
The guitar legend's first Birmingham gig takes place tonight at The Asylum, in Hockley, and features local bands Hostile and Under Blackened Skies, along with French band Moray Firth, and Worcester band Fury.
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.
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.