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Corryvreckan

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Jack Hudson, Calum Hudson and Robbie Hudson who swam across the Corryvreckan, the world's third largest whirlpool in preparation for their 90-mile (145 km) Swim the Eden Expedition down Cumbria's River Eden in Great Britain. Courtesy of James Silson.

The Gulf of Corryvreckan (from the Gaelic Coire Bhreacain meaning "cauldron of the speckled seas" or "cauldron of the plaid"), also called the Strait of Corryvreckan, is a narrow strait between the islands of Jura and Scarba, in Argyll and Bute, off the west coast of mainland Scotland. It is called the world's third largest whirlpool. It is part of the Maelstrom Seven.

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