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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 695391

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NK14NW 128.10 centred 13144 45378

The 'Harbour of Refuge' that is often mentioned at Peterhead is to be equated with the enclosed expanse of Peterhead Bay. This extensive area of water is protected by massive artifiucial breakwaters, offers good anchorage conditions, and has no quayage or other discharge facilitities.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 10 January 2006.

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