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Scottish Association of Marine Sciences labs

Dunbeg (Scottish Gaelic: An Dùn Beag), formerly known as Dunstaffnage (Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Stafhainis)[1] or Dùn Staidhinis[2];, a village about two and a half miles outside of Oban, Scotland.[3][4] Dunbeg 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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  1. ^ "Scottish Parliament: Placenames collected by Iain Mac an Tailleir" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Gaelic Place-Names of Scotland database". Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  3. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 49 Oban & East Mull (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2007. ISBN 9780319229774.
  4. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.

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