Pentland Firth

Strait between the Orkney Islands and Caithness in the north of Scotland / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Pentland Firth (Scottish Gaelic: An Caol Arcach, meaning the Orcadian Strait) is a strait which separates the Orkney Islands from Caithness in the north of Scotland. Despite the name, it is not a firth.

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Pentland Firth
Looking across the waters of the Pentland Firth to the island of Hoy in Orkney
Pentland Firth is located in Scotland
Pentland Firth
Pentland Firth
Location in Scotland
LocationScotland, UK
Coordinates58.7°N 3.2°W / 58.7; -3.2