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Scotland Council Quiz - East Lothian

Can you guess these facts about the Scottish council area of East Lothian?
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 22, 2021
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Largest settlement in East Lothian, located in the far west of the council area
Musselburgh
Sea that lies between East Lothian and Norway
North Sea
Major trunk road which crosses East Lothian from east to west
A1
Steep-sided volcanic rock island with a lighthouse, located off the coast of East Lothian
Bass Rock
Naturalist and writer John Muir from East Lothian played a big part in the creation
of these protected natural areas in the USA and is often described as their 'father'
National Parks
Coastal town midway between Edinburgh and the English border
Dunbar
Successful professional golfer from East Lothian who plays mainly on the US based
LPGA as well as the Ladies European Tour
Catriona Matthew
Fashionable holiday resort on the north coast which has two sandy bays
North Berwick
Estuary on which the above town is located
Firth of Forth
Namesake of a major English river, which meets the sea near Belhaven
Tyne
Theologian John Knox (1514-1572) from East Lothian founded this Scottish church
Presbyterian
East Linton millwright was instrumental in the early development of this device used to
remove the outer husks from grains of wheat or corn
Threshing machine
First significant battle of the Jacobite rising of 1745
Prestonpans
According to legend, this flag was conceived at the Battle of Athelstaneford after Pictish
leader King Aengus saw a cloud formation of a white cross in the blue sky
Saltire
Market town, Royal Burgh and the main administrative and cultural centre of East Lothian
Haddington
2 Comments
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Level 73
Sep 24, 2021
"Fashionable 19th holiday resort on the north coast" What are the first 18?
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Level 81
Sep 24, 2021
Thanks for that. '19th' was left over from a previous edit - now removed!