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TITLE
Loch Scavaig and Coruisk
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0198
PLACENAME
Loch Scavaig; Loch Coruisk
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Strath
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
9722
KEYWORDS
lochs
mountains
munros
rivers
Loch Scavaig and Coruisk

Loch Scavaig is a sea loch on the south west coast of Skye. It opens into the Cuillin Sound with the island of Soay to the west and the Strathaird peninsula to the east. At the other end Loch Scavaig is linked to Loch Coruisk by the Scavaig River. Loch Coruisk is one of the most remote lochs on Skye, only accessible by boat or a long walk. The loch sits in the middle of the horseshoe of the main Cuillin ridge. It was carved out during the last ice age and the name translates as 'water cauldron'.

Mary Ethel Muir Donaldson was born in 1876 and came to the Highlands around 1908. She travelled extensively round the north and west Highlands writing and taking photographs. She died in 1958. This photograph is part of her collection


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Loch Scavaig and Coruisk

INVERNESS: Strath

20c

lochs; mountains; munros; rivers

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

Loch Scavaig is a sea loch on the south west coast of Skye. It opens into the Cuillin Sound with the island of Soay to the west and the Strathaird peninsula to the east. At the other end Loch Scavaig is linked to Loch Coruisk by the Scavaig River. Loch Coruisk is one of the most remote lochs on Skye, only accessible by boat or a long walk. The loch sits in the middle of the horseshoe of the main Cuillin ridge. It was carved out during the last ice age and the name translates as 'water cauldron'.<br /> <br /> Mary Ethel Muir Donaldson was born in 1876 and came to the Highlands around 1908. She travelled extensively round the north and west Highlands writing and taking photographs. She died in 1958. This photograph is part of her collection <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.