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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CREAG AN LEINIBH Creag-an-Leinibh
Rev. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
Rev. [Reverend] D. Campbell
Peter Turner
Colin MacKay
010 A prominent precipice of bold and irregular rocks sometimes forming extensive fissures. It is situated at the end of "Coire Cann" and derives its name from a tradition of a child having been carried away and taken to this place by an eagle.
COIRE A' CHNUIC Coire-an-Chnoich
Rev. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
Peter Turner
010 A considerable and prominent depression in the North West end of "Ben Ruisg." This name signifies The Corrie of the Knoll.

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[Below entry for Creag an Leinibh:]
"Creag, (G) [Gaelic]. A rock; a crag
Leinibh, from Leanabh, A child
an, the - "The Child's Crag."

[Below entry for Coire a' Chnoich:]
"Coire, (G) [Gaelic]. A circular hollow surrounded with hills,
a mountain dell.
Chnoic, from Cnoc, A knoll; a hillock, a hill.
a', the - Cnoc, The letter n of this word sounds like r in Gaelic.

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