Derness

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Broch o Derness shawin the remeens o the chaipel

Derness (Inglis: Deerness; Auld Norse: Dyrnes[1][2]) is a quoad sacra pairish (i.e. ane creautit an functionin for ecclesiastical purposes anerly) an peninsula in Mainland, Orkney, Scotland.

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  1. Anderson, Joseph (Ed.) (1893) Orkneyinga Saga. Translated by Jón A. Hjaltalin & Gilbert Goudie. Edinburgh. James Thin and Mercat Press (1990 reprint). ISBN 0-901824-25-9
  2. Pedersen, Roy (January 1992) Orkneyjar ok Katanes (map, Inverness, Nevis Print)

Coordinates: 58°56′45″N 2°45′15″W / 58.94583°N 2.75417°W / 58.94583; -2.75417