NM3044 : Cairn na Burgh More (Mr)

taken 2 years ago, 5 km from Haunn, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Cairn na Burgh More (Mòr)
Cairn na Burgh More (Mr)
Cairn na Burgh More (Gaelic: Mr) The larger of the two Cairn na Burgh islands at the northeastern end of the Treshnish Island archipelago. On the flat sloping top of the island can be seen part of the remains of Cairnburgh Castle on the left, and of a ruined chapel on the right.
Cairn na Burgh More (Mr) & Beg (Beag)

The two Cairn na Burgh islands along with their associated rocks and skerries are the northeasternmost islands of the Treshnish archipelago which guard the entrance to Loch Tuath on the western side of the Isle of Mull.
Cairn na Burgh More (Mr) has an area of c.3⅓ acres (1.36ha) with a highest elevation of 35m.
Cairn na Burgh Beg (Beag) has an area of c.3 acres (1.2 ha) with a high point of 22m
Neither island is populated these days.
Links (Canmore):
Castle (Mr) LinkExternal link
Castle (Beag) LinkExternal link
Treshmish Islands LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Monday, 2 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 13 July, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Islands 
Island (from Tags)
Carn Na Burgh More 
Castle (from Tags)
Cairnburgh 
Primary Subject of Photo
Island 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 305 448 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:31.0661N 6:22.9814W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 312 440
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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