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Loch Sunart sunrise

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Loch Sunart sunrise
Ardnamurchan peninsula - Salen, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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About the photo:

Looking east towards the rising sun from the Camas Torsa picnic area on the northern shore of Loch Sunart, near Salen. This is one of my favourite places in the area for early morning photography.

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