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Story and notes about fishing around St Kilda, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/168

Scope and Contents

Story and notes about fishing around St Kilda [Hiorta] including that ''Traille' [tusk] can be found on the east side but not the west side of the island; that skate can be found on the north west side; that the informant once caught two sharks off St Kilda; that sharks were like dog fish: dark back and fair belly and that 'Lin[g]' are 'very large there'.

Dates

  • June 1887

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 34r, line 9 to folio 34r, line 20

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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