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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
SLOC AN T-SRANNAIN Sloc an t-Srannan
Sloc an t-Srannan
Sloc-an-Tshbrannan
"Sloc an t-Srannain",
Colin McNeill, Newhouse
Alexander McGougan Newhouse
Old Statl. [Statistical] Account
Gael: Ortho. [Gaelic Orthography]
234 A large Cavern on the sea shore about a quarter of a mile north of Eilean a Leum, and at the western base of Carn a' Leum. It derives it's name from the peculiar noise which the sea makes when rolling in and out of it. It signifies "The Snoring pit".
"At a small distance north of Sloc' an Leim is another subterraneous passage called Sloc-an-Tshbrannan (pronounced Slok-an-trannan) i.e. Snoring pit. from the kind of noise it makes. It is about 36 feet long, and the Channel which leads to it more than 40.
Old Statl. [Statistical] Account.

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Sheet 234 Plan 12 -- Island of Gigha

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