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Flora and fauna
Stone, sand and gravel
Marine resources
Coastal resources
main image Boat nousts, Loch Eport, North Uist, Inverness-shire
Structures of this kind give shelter to small, in-shore fishing craft in settlements where no harbours are available. They are found in both the Western and Northern Isles.

Additonal shelter is provided by piled up stones, below high tide level.

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