Township: Hynish

Map Reference: Hynish 80

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The roaring of Snòig

See An Snoig in Longships on the Sand.

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Information:There is a hole in the rock. When the waves go through it at certain states of the tide "it's like a horn, you can here it from here" - DMcC.

Bùirean Shnòig is the spout hole at the end of Happy Valley. It makes most noise at mid tide if there is a heavy sea - Willie Lamont, Mannal, 8/2005

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Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: David McClounnan, Balephuil, 2/1994

Informant 2: Willie Lamont, Mannal, 8/2005