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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
COIRE ARD DHOIRE Coire Ardair
The High grove Corrie
Alexander McDonald
John Boyle, Bohuntine
Donald Fraser, Gamekeeper, Glen Roy
114 A very bold remarkable hollow situated near the junction of the Parish of Lagan and Kilmonivaig on the south side of the Buidhe Aonach range between the hills of Creag Maghaidh and Carn Laith. It rises almost perpendicular to a tremendous height; its whole face presenting one solid mass of rock interspersed with large breathe of snow which on account of its great height scarcely ever thaw. It presents a very formidable appearance when viewed from the surrounding Country. There is a small loch at its base from which Allt a Choire Àrd Dhoire flows. This stream has its banks straddled with natural wood and it is from this that it takes its name. - A deep narrow ravine running from the Corie on the N.E. [North East] side of Creag Maghaidh - (at the watershed) - form a very peculiar feature and is called the window of Choire Àrd Dhoire. It is the property of Cluny Macpherson of Cluny Castle.
ALLT COIRE ARD DHOIRE Allt coire Ardair
Stream of the High Corrie
Alexander McDonald
John Boyle, Bohuntine
Donald Fraser, Gamekkeper, Glen Roy
114 A large stream flowing out of Loch a' Coire Ardair and through Coille a' Choire After a considerable course it empties itself into Loch Laggan.
SRON GARBH CHOIRE Sron Ghairbh Choire
Rough nose (Coire)
Alexander McDonald
John Boyle, Bohuntine
Donald Fraser, Gamekeeper, Glen Roy
114 A projection of the hill between Garbh and Min Coiries. E Baillie Esqr. proprietor

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