Talmine Bay - North Coast of Scotland
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Talmine Bay - North Coast of Scotland

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Talmine Bey is on the North Coast of the county of Sutherland in the Highlands of Scotland. Talmine is a small crofting and fishing village located on the West shore of the Kyle of Tongue.

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