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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CÀRN A' MHÀIM Càirn a Mhaim
Càirn a Mhaim
Càirn a Mhaim
Mr McDonald
Mr Grant
Mr Morgan
087 A large hill on the eastern side of Glen Dee and about two miles south of Ben McDhui (The proper meaning of this name is not clearly known but is supposed to be "Cairn of the Lump or Hill
COIRE NA POITE Coire na Poite
Coire na Poite
Coire na Poite
Mr McDonald
Mr Grant
Mr Morgan
087 A small corry lying on the extreme Southern end of Cairn na Bheaim (Name Signifies the Hollow of the Pot
COIRE AN SPÙT DHEIRG Coire an Spùt Dheirg Mr. Alexander McDonald
Mr. John Grant
Mr. John Morgan
087 This name applies to A large hollow on the east shoulder of Beinn Mucdhubh (The Name signifies the hollow of the Red spout)
ALLT PREAS A' MHEIRLICH Allt Preas a' Mheirlich For authorities and description see Name Book of Sheet 88

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Aberdeenshire -- Crathie and Braemer Ph. [Parish]

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COIRE AN SPÙT DHEIRG
Spùt Dheirg does not sound well. I would say either Spùta Dheirg or Spùt Deirg. When 2 linguals come together the sound sh' be plain. I would suppose the local Authorities meant Coire Spùtain Deirg. Corrie of the little red spout. JMcD

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