Township: Skerryvore

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Name Type: sea

Meaning: See Ùlasgeir in Longships on the Sand.

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Related Places: This is a skerry, part of the Skerryvore complex, near MacKenzie’s Rock where the SS Labrador foundered in 1899. This large formation of sea rocks must have been as dangerous to Norse sailors as it was in the nineteenth century, when the Northern Lighthouse Board built Skerryvore Lighthouse.


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Languages : Norse

Informants: William MacLean, Balinoe

Informant 2: Donald MacNeill, The Land