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.
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Moray Firth

n
(Placename) an inlet of the North Sea on the NE coast of Scotland. Length: about 56 km (35 miles)
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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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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. Wildlife photographer Daniel Trim captured the incredible images in which the mammals are seen flipping the salmon into their mouths.
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