List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Vikisgill Burn
Mr Nicolson School master Carbost
Mr A. Mathison Carbost.
038 This name signifies "Burn of the little white fish" and is applied to a good sized stream having its source from the confluance of Allt na Creadha with another stream of similar size, it flows northerly till it enters the head of Loch Harport.
DÙN MERKADALE Dùn Merkadale Mr Nicolson School master Carbost.
Mr A. Mathison Carbost.
038 Is applied to the remains of a Dun or one of those supposed forts of which there are so many in this locality, it is situate on a prominent hillock a short distance south west from the shepherds house called Treen. There is only a few loose stones remaning, propably the stones have been carried away for building purposes. No english meaning can be got in the locality for the word Mhearchdadail.

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Isle of Skye -- County of Inverness -- Ph [Parish] of Bracadale

[note] Merkadale Norse for "March or "boundary dale"

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