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Allt Aoinidh (Pol)

Glenelg, Totaig, Faire Donn, Wester Ross.

NGR:NG 86300 24600
WGS84:57.26196, -5.54522
Length:Not recorded
Vert. Range:Not recorded
Altitude:260 m
Geology:Lewisian Complex - Orthogneiss, Loch Duich Gneisses - Marble And Calcsilicate-rock
Tags:Cave, Sink

Tiny pot taking part of surface stream. Thin strip of limestone varying in width 150-100 m running N then NE terminating at old ferry pier at Totaig shown on geological maps for Glenelg. Due to NE slope surface water follows line of limestone but does not penetrate.

Alternate Names: Pol Allt Aoinidh, Steep Stream Pot

Notes: The suggested alternative name comes from the adjacent stream. The meaning of Aoinidh is obscure but could translate as 'Steep Hillside'.

Hydrographic Feeds: Allt Aoinidh

Hydrographic Resurgences: Probably Allt Aoinidh

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This entry was last updated: 2020-11-02 01:05:50

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