NF6501 : Craigston: Abhainn Mr approaches the sea

near to Baile na Creige, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Great Britain

Craigston: Abhainn Mòr approaches the sea
Craigston: Abhainn Mr approaches the sea
The river flows under the A888, from which we look, before negotiating a sandbar at its journey's end.
English/Gaelic names in the Western Isles
In around 1999, the Ordnance Survey replaced English-language placenames in the Western Isles with Gaelic-language names. Some of the more prominent features (e.g. Isle of Barra; Stornoway; Sound of Harris) do have bilingual labels but, on the whole, villages, lochs, peaks etc. generally have the Gaelic names on the modern-day mapping.

Because the English versions have a tendency not to appear on the maps any more, I have decided to use them in my image titles and, as such, a translation will be readily available from the Gaelic labelling on the map.

(NB I have not translated some of the more minor loch and river names, where I have not easily found the English version.)
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Sunday, 12 August, 2012   (more nearby)
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Monday, 1 October, 2012
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Coastal  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Islands 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NF 6555 0195 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:59.2323N 7:30.5143W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NF 6555 0193
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