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Observations made on a boat journey between Tarbert and Isle of Taransay, 7 August 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/3

Scope and Contents

Observations made on a boat journey in Loch Tarbert/Loch an Tairbeairt, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris, describing the scenery around the loch including 'fine high mountains', the island of Iosaigh, whch is 'like Iosai at Dun an Tarcul is a high hill on the point of Loscintir' [possibly Aoineag Tarcall], that 'Boisdale on s[outh] side [of] L[och] Tarbert [is] a coire deep & pretty' [Bìtheasdail], noting 'Yo'aveag & Yo'a'vor' on each side of the corrie [Geodha Bheag and Geodha Mhòr] and that Uisge-Rìgh flows down An Tarcul, which in turn slopes to Gob an Tarcail [Tarcall, Gob an Tarcall and Uisg a' Ri].


  • Creation: 7 August 1870

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 64 folios ; 19.5 x 23 cm