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    Place name County Entry Source
    Aberdeenshire Aberdeenshire Buchan Ness, the last being the most easterly point of Scotland. The surface, on the whole, is hilly and mountainous Bartholomew
    Bin Hill of Cullen Banffshire Buchan Ness, 43 miles ESE;Bennochie, 28 miles SSE; and Ben Wyvis, 65 miles W. Little Bin, 4¾ furlongs Groome
    Boddam Aberdeenshire Buchan Ness to the mainland, and screened by that lighthouse peninsula from the sea, the southern admits only fishing boats Groome
    Boyndie Banffshire Ness, and 158 at Boyne Bay, where the Burn of Boyne enters the sea, after flowing 5½ miles along all the Fordyce boundary. The 7 miles course of -the Burn of Boyndie lies chiefly on the eastern border; and between these two streams the surface, over more than half the parish, is low and flat, though with a general southward rise, attaining 264 feet near Whyntie, 183 at the church, 248 at Rettie, 250 at Bankhead, 337 near Loanhead, 449 at Hill of Rothen, and 516 at Blackhills. The formation is Silurian, greywacke prevailing in the E and often Groome
    Buchan Ness Aberdeenshire Buchan Ness , on E. coast of Aberdeenshire, 3 miles S. of Peterhead; the most easterly point of the Scottish mainland Bartholomew
    Buchan Ness Aberdeenshire Buchan Ness, a low but rocky peninsula of E Aberdeenshire, in the S of Peterhead parish, and 2½ miles Groome
    Dundee Angus Ness, 14 S by W of Forfar, 21¾ ENE of Perth, 42 ( viâ CuparFife) N by E of Edinburgh, and 84 NE of Glasgow. The ground beneath and around it rises rapidly from a belt of plain, through undulating braes, to rounded hills, and culminates directly N of the town, about 1¼ mile from the shore, in the summit of Dundee Law. The edificed area, seen in profile, is picturesque; the outskirts are well embellished with wood and culture; Dundee Law, rising to an altitude of 571 feet above sea-level, has a fine, verdant, dome-shaped Groome
    Dundonnie Aberdeenshire parish, Aberdeenshire, opposite Sterling Hill, and 5 furlongs S by W of Buchan Ness. It formerly had a salt-pan. Groome
    Dundonnie Aberdeenshire Dundonnie , islet, Aberdeen, ½ m. S. of Buchan Ness. Bartholomew
    Fife or Fifeshire Fife Ness. It is probable, therefore, that the beds at Anstruther are the oldest of the Cementstone series now exposed at the surface between Elie and St Andrews. From the valuable researches of Mr Kirkby, it appears that all the fossils, save Sanguinolites Abdensis, which are found in the marine bands near the top of the series at Pittenweem, occur also in the Carboniferous Limestone. Not until nearly 3000 feet of strata have been passed over, do we find forms that are peculiar to this horizon, some of which are given in the following list: --Littorina scotoburdigalensis, Cypricardia bicosta, Myalina modioliformis Groome
    Moray, Province of Moray Ness; another called Ptoroton, on the promontory where Burghead now stands; and a third called Tuessis, on the bank of the Spey; and subsequently we find the district included in Northern Pictavia, of which the capital was situated somewhere near Inverness. The Pictish nation seems to have been formed by a union of various Celtic tribes or tuaths which united to form mortuaths or confederations, and these mortuaths again to form a larger confederation embracing the whole realm. The mortuaths were governed by Mormaers, and seem to have corresponded to the districts that afterwards became the provinces governed Groome
    Peterhead Aberdeenshire Buchan Ness the distinction of being the most easterly land in Scotland, is about 7 furlongs from E to W and 6 furlongs Groome
    Peterhead Aberdeenshire Buchan Ness project, the latter being the most easterly point of Scotland, though the promontory on which the town stands Groome
    Ross-shire Ross Shire Ness it is indented by the Cromarty Firth, and 11 ½ miles farther to the SW by Munlochy Bay, while along the S coast the Beauly Firth extends for 7 miles W of Craigton Point. Along the curve of the W coast the distance is probably about 75 miles, but if the windings of the coast be followed the length will be about 400 miles, so much is the line broken up by sea-lochs, some of them of large size. The chief in order from the N end, most of which are separately noticed, are Enard Bay, Loch Broom Groome
    Shetland Shetland Buchan Ness, and the distance from Out Skerries across the North Sea to the mainland of Norway near Bergen is 204 miles Groome
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