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Lon na Cnuasachd [1]

Islay, Port a' Chotain, Bagh an da Dhoruis, Argyllshire.

NGR:NR 40150 78910
WGS84:55.93281, -6.16201
Length:Not recorded
Vert. Range:Not recorded
Altitude:Not recorded
Geology:Margadale Member - Metadolomite And/or Dolomitic Metalimestone
Tags:Cave, Archaeo

Cave, test & shovel pitted, contains archaeological deposits. Preliminary shovel pit in shell midden extended into test pit. Shell midden contained many fish & animal bones. No cultural material recovered.

Alternate Names: None recorded.

Notes: Lon na Cnuasachd seems to translate as the lawn or meadow of collection. Although 'lon' could also be pool or puddle these seem unlikely when applied to an area of moorland.

Hydrographic Feeds: Atlantic Ocean

Hydrographic Resurgences: Atlantic Ocean

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This entry was last updated: 2020-11-02 14:00:13

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