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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CAPE WRATH Cape Wrath Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Joass
Mr. John McKay
001 This name applies to the most north westerly point of land in Scotland, The coast at this point, and for several miles to the east, and west, is bold, and rocky, the Cliffs rising perpendicular at some places to a height of about four hundred feet, Previous to the erection of the Light house in the Year 1825, on this Headland mariners navigating these Seas, and who did not Know the Coast well, were often driven on to these rocks and dashed to pieces. Since the erection of the Light house, 'wrecks', are a rare occurrence in this quarter. This promontory, or headland, is on his Grace the Duke of Sutherland's property.

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