Sound of Rum


(Sound of Rhum, Sound of Rùm, An Caol Rumach)

Bay of Laig looking across Sound of Rum to Rhum
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Bay of Laig looking across Sound of Rum to Rhum

A channel of the Inner Hebrides, the Sound of Rum (Gael: An Caol Rumach) separates the islands of Rum and Eigg to the south of the Isle of Skye. This sound is 5 miles (8 km) in width.


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