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Pennyghael
Pennyghael
Pennyghael
(Scottish Gaelic: Peighinn nan Gàidheal[1]) is a small village in the Ross of Mull, Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It is located along the A849 road aligned along the coast line of Ross, on Loch Scridain in southwestern Mull, along the road to Bunessan. The Leidle River passes to the west of the village into the Loch.Contents1 Geography 2 History 3 Notable landmarks 4 Fauna 5 References 6 External linksGeography[edit] The village is approached from the west over a small bridge across the Leidle River, known as Pennyghael
Pennyghael
Bridge
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Scottish Gaelic Language
Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic
or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic (Gàidhlig [ˈkaːlikʲ] ( listen)) or the Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels
Gaels
of Scotland. A member of the Goidelic branch of the Celtic languages, Scottish Gaelic, like Modern Irish and Manx, developed out of Middle Irish. Most of modern Scotland was once Gaelic-speaking, as evidenced especially by Gaelic-language placenames.[3] In the 2011 census of Scotland, 57,375 people (1.1% of the Scottish population aged over three years old) reported as able to speak Gaelic, 1,275 fewer than in 2001
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Danes
Danish (mutually intelligible languages incl. Norwegian, Swedish, Faroese, Icelandic)Religion Lutheranism
Lutheranism
(Church of Denmark)[21] Further details: Religion in DenmarkRelated ethnic groupsSwedes, Norwegians, Germans, Frisians, English, Faroese, Icelanders Other Germanic peoples Danes
Danes
(Danish: danskere) are the citizens of Denmark, most of whom speak Danish and consider themselves to be of Danish ethnicity. The first mentions of Danes
Danes
are from the 6th century in Jordanes' Getica, by Procopius, and by Gregory of Tours
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Argyll And Bute
Argyll and Bute
Argyll and Bute
(Scottish Gaelic: Earra-Ghàidheal agus Bòd, pronounced [ɛrˠəˈɣɛːəlˠ̪ akəs̪ pɔːtʲ]) is both one of 32 unitary authority council areas and a lieutenancy area in Scotland. The administrative centre for the council area is in Lochgilphead. Argyll and Bute
Argyll and Bute
covers the second largest administrative area of any Scottish council. The council area adjoins those of Highland, Perth and Kinross, Stirling and West Dunbartonshire. Its border runs through Loch
Loch
Lomond. The present council area was created in 1996, when it was carved out of the Strathclyde
Strathclyde
region, which was a two-tier local government region of 19 districts, created in 1975. Argyll and Bute
Argyll and Bute
merged the existing Argyll and Bute
Argyll and Bute
district and one ward of the Dumbarton district
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List Of Places In Scotland
This List of places in Scotland
Scotland
is a complete collection of lists of places in Scotland.List of burghs in Scotland List of census localities in Scotland List of islands of ScotlandList of Shetland islands List of Orkney islands List of Inner Hebrides List of Outer Hebrides List of outlying islands of Scotland List of freshwater islands in ScotlandList of rivers of Scotland List of lochs in Scotland Waterfalls of Scotland List of Munros Extreme points of ScotlandLists of places within Scottish local authorities[edit]List of places in Aberdeen List of places in Aberdeenshire List of place
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Loch Scridain
Loch Scridain is a 15 km (9 mile) long sea loch, with a west-south west aspect, on the western, or Atlantic coastline of the island of Mull, in the Inner Hebrides, Argyll and Bute, Scotland.[1]Contents1 Geography 2 Settlements 3 Geology 4 ReferencesGeography[edit] Loch Scridain extends inland as far as the island's only Munro and extinct volcano, Ben More, a large massif on the Ardmeanach peninsula to the north; the imposing Bearraich hill overlooks the mouth of the loch. To the south is the Ross of Mull, the longest peninsula on Mull, that reaches past the sea loch boundary into the Atlantic. Near the head of Loch Scridain is the Aird of Kinloch, a small peninsula that almost separates the main loch from the small inner sea loch, Loch Beg
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Rubble
Rubble
Rubble
is broken stone, of irregular size, shape and texture; undressed especially as a filling-in. Rubble
Rubble
naturally found in the soil is known also as 'brash' (compare cornbrash).[1] Where present, it becomes more noticeable when the land is ploughed or worked.Contents1 Building1.1 Rubble
Rubble
walls in Malta2 See also 3 External links 4 ReferencesBuilding[edit] Rubble-work
Rubble-work
on Wyggeston's Chantry House in Leicester, built c. 1511"Rubble-work" is a name applied to several types of masonry. One kind, where the stones are loosely thrown together in a wall between boards and grouted with mortar almost like concrete, is called in Italian "muraglia di getto" and in French "bocage"
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Neolithic
farming, animal husbandry pottery, metallurgy, wheel circular ditches, henges, megaliths Neolithic
Neolithic
religion↓ ChalcolithicThe Neolithic
Neolithic
(/ˌniːəˈlɪθɪk/ ( listen)[1]) was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of the Middle East, and later in other parts of the world[2] and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC. Traditionally considered the last part of the Stone Age
Stone Age
or The New Stone Age, the Neolithic
Neolithic
followed the terminal Holocene
Holocene
Epipaleolithic period and commenced with the beginning of farming, which produced the " Neolithic
Neolithic
Revolution"
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Cairn
A cairn is a human-made pile (or stack) of stones. The word cairn comes from the Scottish Gaelic: càrn [ˈkʰaːrˠn̪ˠ] (plural càirn [ˈkʰaːrˠɲ]).[1] Cairns
Cairns
have been and are used for a broad variety of purposes, from prehistoric times to the present.A cairn to mark a mountain summit in Graubünden, SwitzerlandIn modern times, cairns are often erected as landmarks, a use they have had since ancient times. However, since prehistory, they have also been built and used as burial monuments; for defense and hunting; for ceremonial purposes, sometimes relating to astronomy; to locate buried items, such as caches of food or objects; and to mark trails, among other purposes. Cairns
Cairns
are used as trail markers in many parts of the world, in uplands, on moorland, on mountaintops, near waterways and on sea cliffs, as well as in barren deserts and tundra
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Norwegians
13,798[5] 42,000 Sweden 48,385[6] Australia[c] 25,700[7] Denmark 16,320[8] Germany 6,398[9] New Zealand 1,400[10]LanguagesNorwegian Closely related (mutually intelligible) languages include Danish and Swedish. Other related languages include Faroese and Icelandic, and to a lesser extent all Germanic languages. Norwegian Americans: Historically Norwegian, but later English because of Americanization.Religion Lutheranism
Lutheranism
(Church of Norway)[11] Historically Norse paganism
Norse paganism
and Catholic Christianity.Related ethnic groupsFaroese, Icelanders, Danes, Swedes, Shetlanders, Orcadians, Manx, Normans, Scots, Irish, Dutch, Germans, English Other Germanic ethnic groupsa. ^ Based on table of given countries above. Includes those of partial Norwegian ancestry but does not include people of Faroese, Icelandic, Orcadian or Shetlandic ancestry. b
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Ireland
Ireland
Ireland
(/ˈaɪərlənd/ ( listen); Irish: Éire [ˈeːɾʲə] ( listen); Ulster-Scots: Airlann [ˈɑːrlən]) is an island in the North Atlantic. It is separated from Great Britain
Great Britain
to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. Ireland
Ireland
is the third-largest island in Europe. Politically, Ireland
Ireland
is divided between the Republic of Ireland (officially named Ireland), which covers five-sixths of the island, and Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom. In 2011, the population of Ireland
Ireland
was about 6.6 million, ranking it the second-most populous island in Europe
Europe
after Great Britain
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Scottish Parliament
Government (62)[1]     Scottish National Party
Scottish National Party
(62)Opposition (66)[1]     Conservative (31)      Labour (22)      Green (6)      Liberal Democrats (5)      Independents (2)Presiding Officer (1)     PO (1)Committees16Audit Equal Opportunities Europe and External Relations Finance Procedures Public Petitions Standards and Public Appointments Subordinate Legislation Economy, Ener
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Loch Ness
Loch
Loch
Ness (/ˌlɒx ˈnɛs/; Scottish Gaelic: Loch
Loch
Nis [l̪ˠɔx ˈniʃ]) is a large, deep, freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands extending for approximately 37 kilometres (23 miles) southwest of Inverness. Its surface is 16 metres (52 feet) above sea level. Loch Ness is best known for alleged sightings of the cryptozoological Loch Ness Monster, also known affectionately as "Nessie". It is connected at the southern end by the River Oich
River Oich
and a section of the Caledonian Canal to Loch
Loch
Oich. At the northern end there is the Bona Narrows which opens out into Loch
Loch
Dochfour, which feeds the River Ness
River Ness
and a further section of canal to Inverness, ultimately leading to the North Sea via the Moray Firth
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White Tailed Eagle
Falco albicilla Linnaeus, 1758 Haliaeetus albicilla albicilla Haliaeetus albicilla groenlandicusThe white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), also known as the ern, erne, gray eagle, Eurasian sea eagle and white-tailed sea-eagle[citation needed], is a large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which includes other raptors such as hawks, kites, and harriers. They are found in Eurasia, near large bodies of open water with an abundant food supply and old-growth trees for nesting
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Crab
Crabs are decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura, which typically have a very short projecting "tail" (abdomen) (Greek: βραχύς, translit. brachys = short,[2] οὐρά / οura = tail[3]), usually entirely hidden under the thorax. They live in all the world's oceans, in fresh water, and on land, are generally covered with a thick exoskeleton and have a single pair of claws
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