Minch, The

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Minch, The

 

(also North Minch), a channel in the Atlantic Ocean, separating Lewis Island of the Outer Hebrides from the western coast of Scotland. The channel is approximately 100 km long and 40–70 km wide. It is up to 129 m deep and has a tidal flow. The port of Stornoway is on Lewis Island.

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