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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BEN SCRIEN Beinn na Sgrithin
Ben Scrien
Mr P McKenzie Crofter. Parkanan, Island of Eriskay
Mr J. McIntyre, Acarsaid Mhor Island of Eriskay
A A Carmichael [Esq]
Johnston's Map
Black's Map
A Morrison Pollachar.
060 ; 061 This name is applied to a very conspicuous hill, near the North end of the island of Eriskay, It is entirely covered with rough grass, and is conoidal in shape, The name is supposed to be Scandinavian, and is pronounced Ben Scrien It is on the estate of J Gordon Esqr Cluny Castle Aberdeenshire,
LOCH CRAKAVAIG Loch Crakavaig Mr P McKenzie
Mr J McIntyre Crofter Acarsaid Mhor
A Morrison Pollachar
060 This name is applied to a small fresh-water loch, situated about half a mile south of Beinn Sgreadhan, and near the middle of the island of Eriskay. It signifies "Loch of the small Herbs"
NA PAIRCEANAN Na Pairceanan Mr P McKenzie Crofter Pairceanan
Mr. J. McIntyre
A A Carmichael [Esq]
060 This name applies to a small cultivated strath, a portion of the island of Eriskay, and towards its Southern end, It is the J. Gordon, Esqr Cluny Castle, and Signifies "The Parks Fields"

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