Dunbeg

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For the Iron Age fort in County Kerry, Ireland, see Dunbeg Fort. For the village in County Clare, see Doonbeg.
Scottish Association of Marine Sciences labs

Dunbeg (Scottish Gaelic: An Dùn Beag), formerly known as Dunstaffnage (Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Stafhainis), a village about two and a half miles outside of Oban, has a population of just under 1000. It is home to the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), one of the primary marine science centres in the UK. Also near Dunbeg is Dunstaffnage Castle, part of the Campbell Clan and is owned by the Captain of Dunstaffnage.

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Coordinates: 56°26′45″N 5°26′34″W / 56.44583°N 5.44281°W / 56.44583; -5.44281