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Skye, Coille Gaireallach, Invernessshire.

NGR:NG 60300 19805
WGS84:57.20611, -5.97061
Length:8.5 m
Vert. Range:1.2 m
Altitude:46 m
Geology:Limestone, Ben Suardal Member - Dolostone
Tags:Cave, Sink, SSSI

Sink. Downhill, & east of CG 12 (east of Uamh an t-Sill), stream flowing from impenetrable rising enters obvious sink. Water falls 1.2 m into hands & knees crawl N for 8.5 m to sump.

Alternate Names: C.G. 11, Coille Gaireallach [11]

Notes: See also CG12 nearby.

Coille Gaireallach is part of the Strath SSSI. Best example of an Oak and Birch/Hazel wood developed on Durness limestone. Situated on a gentle north-facing slope, a rich limestone ground flora alternates with acid heath and flushes, with open areas and sink holes.

Hydrographic Feeds: Granite hilside northwest of Beinn an Dubhaich

Hydrographic Resurgences: Minor feeder of Allt Strath Suardal

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This entry was last updated: 2021-04-09 14:50:53

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