Scotland Council Quiz - Argyll and Bute

Can you guess these facts about the Scottish council area of Argyll and Bute?
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 24, 2021
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Popular coastal town on the Firth of Lorn and a ferry port for the Isle of Mull
Largest town on the Isle of Mull
Outlet of a major river which borders the east of the council area
Firth of Clyde
Location of HMNB (Her Majesty's Naval Base) Clyde, the UK's nuclear submarine base
Scottish inventor from Helensburgh who demonstrated the world's first working television
John Logie Baird
Southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides
Mother of Diana, Princess of Wales, who died on the island of Seil in 2004
Shand Kydd
Peter Campbell from Rhu was one of the four founding members of this leading football club
Island whose Norse name means 'Deer Island' due to its population of around 7000 red deer
Strait between the above island and Scarba which is notorious for tidal currents and whirlpools
Southwestern-most point of a peninsula in Argyll and Bute, later immortalised in a 1977
song by Paul McCartney
Mull of Kintyre
Town on the above peninsula that has a ferry service to Ardrossan
Author who finished writing 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' while living at a farmhouse called 'Barnhill'
George Orwell
Principal town on the Isle of Bute
Canal that connects Loch Gilp with the Sound of Jura, providing a much shortened navigable
route between the River Clyde and the Inner Hebrides
Crinan Canal
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