Applecross Placenames Project


Gaelic name: Acarsaid

Name in Original Source: Acarsaid

English meaning: Anchorage (or Crowlin Harbour)

Placename feature: Sea pool

Notes: This is the incredibly sheltered harbour which lies in the narrow navigable channel between Eilean Meadhanach and cfEilean Mòr, the two largest islands in the Crowlins

W. J. Watson's notes:

Map name appears in: OS 1905 Sheet CXV

Feature Co-ordinates: 57.343592,-5.842399

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