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Carnach Mor, Argyllshire.
|NGR:||NS 13580 99140|
|Vert. Range:||Not recorded|
|Geology:||Beinn Bheula Schist Formation - Pelite, Semipelite And Psammite|
Generic reference to boulder and fissure caves near Tur nan Calman.
The name applied to a prominent mass of distorted slate rock (near summit of Carnach Mor) immediately at back thereof is situated a chasm of unknown depth.
"A cave in the side of a hill called Tur-nan-calman.'the fort of pigeons,'in the farm of Invernoadin is frequently visited. It is remarkable for the length of time a stone thrown in at the mouth of it continues to tumble down, with a remarkable noise, as if it were rolling over sheets of copper". Two caves marked on the 1866 OS map.
Alternate Names: Caves of the Tower of the Pigeons
Notes: Signification, Tower of the Pigeons.
See Tur nan Calman [1-4].
Hydrographic Feeds: None
Hydrographic Resurgences: None
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