Duncansby Head


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Duncansby Head

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Duncansbay Head,

sandstone cliff, 210 ft (64 m) high, Highland, NE Scotland. It is the northeastern extremity of the Scottish mainland.
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We recalled the collier Duncansby Head which had run aground at the Groyne, South Shields, on April 19, 1976.
But yesterday, Police Scotland said that the body of a woman had been recovered in the Duncansby Head area.
LOTS TO SEA Clockwise from top left: the ornate Italian Chapel, Mey Castle, Duncansby Head and StenaLine ferry
In 1973, having walked more than 1,000 miles in 47 days from Duncansby Head to Land's End, Fulton decided to 'only make art resulting from the experience of individual walks'.
He also served on HMS Duncansby Head with the reserve fleet at Rosyth.
As such it would resemble his Tuesis 'leading one, driving one' or the Spey, emended Uerudium 'very red (cape)' or Noss Head, and Uiruedrum 'very sharp (cape)' or Duncansby Head, as also Ptolemy's emended Bodria 'dirty one' or the Forth and Uenicones 'hunting hounds', a people of Strathmore.
The 4,400-ton collier Duncansby Head had beached in dense fog on the soft sand alongside the Groyne lighthouse at South Shields.
THE INN AT JOHN O'GROATS Sea stacks at Duncansby Head, near John O'Groats
Mariners claim lives were at risk and say it proves the folly of pensioning off the light keepers for Duncansby Head, on Pentland Firth, less than a year ago.