Moray Firth


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Moray Firth

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

Moray Firth

 

an inlet of the North Sea cutting the northeastern coast of Great Britain. Width at the entrance, 100 km; depths, 25-60 m. Tides are semidiurnal and up to 5.5 m. The Moray Firth is linked with the Firth of Lome by the Caledonian Canal. The port of Inverness is on the firth.

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Lot 2 Inner Moray Firth (excluding Inverness City)**
It was the perfect time for the bottlenoses to have a feast - the salmon were returning along the area's main rivers - the Ness and Beauly - which run into the Moray Firth.
MAA investigators went to great lengths to simulate the accident which happened over the Moray Firth, including carrying out a radar trace, and believe a system similar to those fitted to some other aircraft would have prevented the tragedy.
ELITE: Flight Lieutenant Adam Sanders was presumed dead after the accident over the Moray Firth in July 3
The wreckage of two RAF Tornados, lost in a crash in the Moray Firth, has been located by the Ministry of Defence.
It is with great regret that I must confirm the loss of two Tornado GR4 aircraft, from this station, in an incident in the Moray Firth," he said in a statement released by the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
Group Capt Ian Gale, station commander of RAF Lossiemouth, said: "Following the incident involving two of our Tornado GR4 aircraft in the Moray Firth, it is with great sadness that I must confirm the death of one of the crew members, an officer from 15 (Reserve) Squadron, based here at RAF Lossiemouth.
uk DOLPHIN WATCHING Moray Firth, Scotland SPOT dolphins in the Moray Firth with Gemini Marine Charters.
The exercise, which takes place twice a year, will be expanded this year into the Moray Firth - a special protection area for wildlife.
Rayna Quilliam, the widow of Sergeant Gary Quilliam, told how their 13-year-old daughter Angela had gone up in a Nimrod to scatter her father's ashes over the Moray Firth.
This year they are offering UK holidays in Scotland's Moray Firth and on the Isle of Mull, and in Pembrokeshire and Cardigan Bay in Wales, all of which attract minke whales and have resident populations of bottlenose dolphins.
The Welsh findings mirrored research in the Moray Firth, Scotland, where dolphins had rammed porpoises, causing internal bleeding, rib fractures, ruptured organs and severe bruising to the head and body.