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* Cave (A' Bhriogais) [2]

Islay, west of Rhuvaal, Argyllshire.

NGR:NR 41867 79190
WGS84:55.93624, -6.13487
Length:Not recorded
Vert. Range:Not recorded
Altitude:Not recorded
Geology:Not recorded
Tags:Cave, SeaCave

Raised beach sea cave at the inland end of the A' Bhriogais promontary, north side. The cave appears to be located on a grassy ledge at the upper end of a long narrow gully with a volcanic dyke (basalt intrusion) to the east.

Alternate Names: None recorded.

Notes: Roughly translated as the Trousers or the Breeches, the promontary is a high trap dyke about 11 chains (220 m) in length, jutting into the sea, in a northerly direction, at the East end of Bàgh an Dà Dhorius. The gullies on either side of the dyke forming the legs of the trousers.

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This entry was last updated: 2019-08-07 11:27:10

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