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Notes about the fir-chlis [aurora borealis or northern lights], February 1874

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/54

Scope and Contents

Notes about the fir-chlis [aurora borealis or northern lights] describing them as 'ard an[na] an speur & luasgainach is a cosla storm & cosal socair ciuine'; noting that they are not seen 'but in light moon light' and, in a marginal note, relating the ominous nature of blood red aurora.


  • Creation: February 1874

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 93 folios ; 20.5 x 13.2 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 13v, line 2 to folio 13v, line 6 and folio 13v, line 25 to folio 13v, line 26

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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