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Skye, Coille Gaireallach, Invernessshire.
|NGR:||NG 60146 19683|
|Vert. Range:||Not recorded|
|Geology:||Limestone, Ben Suardal Member - Dolostone|
Hole - [Some distance] East along the Granite/Limestone boundary from Poll Iffren, past several impenetrable sinks. An open hole, with a 4.6 m crawl ending too tight, 10 m short of upper cave at Uamh Coile.
Alternate Names: C.G. 7, Coille Gaireallach , Boundary Cave?, Skeleton Cave?
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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