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CG42

Skye, Coille Gaireallach, Invernessshire.

NGR:NG 60000 19697
WGS84:57.20498, -5.97546
Length:3 m
Vert. Range:0.5 m
Altitude:68.5 m
Geology:Limestone, Strath Suardal Formation - Dolostone
Tags:Rising, SSSI
Registry:main

Resurgence. Few metres south of C.G. 41, old resurgence cave, tight & jagged crawl, only just body sized, 3 m to collapse.

Alternate Names: C.G. 42, Coille Gaireallach [42]

Notes: 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 hillside northeast of Beinn an Dubhaich

Hydrographic Resurgences: Minor feeder to Allt Strath Suardal

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