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Bony Cave

Portpatrick, Dunskey Castle, Wigtownshire.

NGR:NX 00496 53282
WGS84:54.83451, -5.10796
Length:Not recorded
Vert. Range:Not recorded
Altitude:Not recorded
Geology:Portpatrick Formation - Wacke
Tags:Cave, SeaCave
Registry:main

Cave located 4 chains (80.5 m), East by South of Big Isle, near the influx of Doach Burn with the sea, in the rocks on the shore near to and south of Dunskey Castle. [Scotland's Places]

Alternate Names: None recorded.

Notes: It is the opinion of some that it derived its name from the circumstance of bones being found in it at a former period.

The cave is located in Portpatrick Formation - Wacke but is on the line of an intrusion of North Britain Siluro-devonian Calc-alkaline Dyke Suite - Lamprophyre.

Hydrographic Feeds: Irish Sea

Hydrographic Resurgences: Irish Sea

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This entry was last updated: 2021-10-23 08:43:21

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