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Beach scene, Barra.

This evening, I am posting information on Barra (Eilean Bharraigh) the southern most principal island of the Outer Hebrides which lie off the West of Scotland, well into the Atlantic. Key aspects of Barra are:

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McCaig’s Tower, Oban, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on McCaig’s Tower, an unfinished monument which sits atop Battery Hill and overlooks Oban Harbour in Argyll, West of Scotland.

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Temple Wood Stone Circle, Kilmartin Glen, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on one of the earliest known prehistoric constructions in the British Isles.

The Temple Wood site dates back to around 35oo BC and was in use for over 2000 years. It should be viewed in context of the wider, Kilmartin Glen prehistoric landscape, Argyll, West of Scotland, of which it forms part.

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