Firth o Clyde

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Cairt o the Firth o Clyde
The Upper Firth o Clyde
Luikin frae the mainland ower til Wee Cumbrae (foregrund) an Arran (on the easins)

The Firth o Clyde is a mukkil bodie o coastal wattir (a firth) on the wast coast o Scotland. It is beildit frae the Atlantic Ocean (til the wast) bi the Kintyre hauf-iland.

At its ooter mairch it is aboot 26 mile (42 km) wyd. At the northren end it brainches-af intil monie voes (lang, nairrae inlats)—thir includes Loch Fyne, Loch Goil, Loch Long an Loch Gare. Ilands in the firth include (frae mukkilest ti wee-est) the Isle o Arran, the Isle o Bute, Gret Cumbrae, Wee Cumbrae, Inchmarnock, Haly Island, Ailsa Craig an Sanda. The bit o the firth atwein Arran an Kintyre is kent as the Kilbrannan Soond.

Thar is nae greement anent whether the estuarie o the River Clyde is pairt o the firth. In Scots Gaelic the mair nairrae landward end is kent as Linne Chluaidh (meinin the same as the Scots) an the mair braid bit til the sooth o thon is kent as Linne Ghlas.

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On the Scots mainland
On Kintyre an the ilands

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