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27 November 2013The designation of seven Historic Marine Protected Areas (Historic MPAs) came into force on 1 November 2013 to protect historic wreck sites of national importance around Scotland’s coasts and seas. This was done following a period of consultation earlier in 2013.
|Name||Location||Date of designation|
|Drumbeg||Sutherland, Highland||18 March 2013 under urgent procedures; re-designated 1 November 2013|
|Mingary||Ardnamurchan, Highland||1 November 2013|
|Kinlochbervie||Sutherland, Highland||1 November 2013|
|Campania||Firth of Forth, Fife||1 November 2013|
|Out Skerries||Shetland||1 November 2013|
|Dartmouth||Morvern, Highland||1 November 2013|
|Duart Point||Mull, Argyll and Bute||1 November 2013|
|Twitter:||@welovehistory ; @edinburghcastle ; @ScottishTen|
|Blogs:||Stirling Castle: http://www.stirlingcastle.gov.uk/blog/
Edinburgh Castle: http://blog.edinburghcastle.gov.uk/
Climate Change: http://climatechangeblog.historic-scotland.gov.uk/
Year of Natural Scotland: http://yearofnatural.historic-scotland.gov.uk
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