the Minch (also the Minches) a channel in the Atlantic Ocean, between the mainland of Scotland and the Outer Hebrides. The northern stretch is called the North Minch; the southern stretch, northwest of Skye, is called the Little Minch

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  • Minch — (mĭnch) A channel, divided into North Minch and Little Minch, separating northwest Scotland from the Outer Hebrides. * * * …   Universalium

  • Minch — Minch, so v.w. Caledonisches Meer …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Minch — (spr. minntsch), 1) North M., Meerenge, welche die westlichen Hebriden von den östlichen und dem schottischen Festland trennt, hat eine Breite von 38–72 km. – 2) Little M., Meerenge zwischen den innern (Skye) und äußern Hebriden (North Uist und… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Minch — (spr. mintsch), Meeresteil zwischen den nördl. Äußern Hebriden und der schott. Küste, 37 73 km br., bis 278 m tief; zwischen den Äußern und Innern Hebriden der Kleine M., 65 km lg., 23 32 km br …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Minch — Karte der Hebriden mit dem Minch und dem Little Minch Der Little Minch, Blick in Richtung Loch na Madadh The Minch (schottisch gälisch An Cuan Sgìth, Cuan na Hearadh …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Minch — The Minch The Minch La mer des Hébrides et The Minch Type Baie Localisation Océan Atlantique Pays côtier(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Minch — /mɪntʃ/ (say minch) noun a sea passage divided into the North Minch, between the Outer Hebrides and mainland Scotland, and the Little Minch, between the Outer Hebrides and Skye …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Minch — geographical name channel NW Scotland comprising North Minch & Little Minch between Outer Hebrides & NW coast of Scotland …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Minch — noun A strait of Scotland, between the north west Highlands and the northern Inner Hebrides. Syn: North Minch See Also: Little Minch …   Wiktionary

  • Minch, the — Sea channel between the Outer Hebrides islands and the northwestern coast of Scotland. Its width varies from 25 to 45 mi (40 to 70 km), and it has great depth and a rapid current. Little Minch, its southern extension, lies between the island… …   Universalium

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