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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CLEAVED HEAD Cleaved Head Thomas Cowie MacDuff
John Scott MacDuff
William Gordon MacDuff
005.10 A bold rocky headland on the coast, situated between the Bay of Tarlair And the Shore of Cullen.
SANDY CURRACK Sandy Currack Thomas Cowie MacDuff
John Scott MacDuff
William Gordon MacDuff
005.10 A small creek on the coast, on the east Side of the Shore of Cullen. The word "Currick", a gaelic Corruption of "Carraig" meaning a rock, a cliff, a pinnacle, has been applied several times to rocks along this Coast. On referring the name "Sandy Currack" the Examiner Says that it is Correctly applied to the Small creek and the origin is supposed to have arisen from the fact of the fishermen having been in the habit of carrying sand in creels from this shore for the purpose of making mortar. "Currack" according to Jamieson is a Scotticism for a cart made of small twigs, which is supposed to be analogous to Creel in this instance.
SCARTH CRAIG Scarth Craig Thomas Cowie MacDuff
John Scott MacDuff
William Gordon MacDuff
005.10 An isolated rock on the coast, visible at high water, - Situated between the Shore of Cullen, And Bennidusty Bay.

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