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Float


Dumfries and Galloway

Farm at Little Float
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Farm at Little Float

A location on the Rhins of Galloway, Float comprises Little Float, Mid Float and Meikle Float overlooking Float Bay, 3 miles (5 km) southwest of Sandhead. The name originates from the Norse for 'flat ground'. A farm with the equally-unusual name of Whirlpool lies a half-mile (1 km) to the north.


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