Gob-ny-Geay

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Gob-ny-Geay (or Gob ny geayee, in Manx Gaelic the mouth of the wind)[1] is situated at the 35th Milestone on the Snaefell Mountain Course on the primary A18 Mountain Road in the parish of Onchan in the Isle of Man.

Gob-ny-Geay was part of the Highland Course and Four Inch Course used for the Gordon Bennett Trial and Tourist Trophy automobile car races between 1904 and 1922. The Gob-ny-Geay straight is part of the Mountain Course used since 1911 for the Isle of Man TT and Manx Grand Prix Races.

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  1. ^ Place Names of the Isle of Man by John Kneen MA pp230 (1970) Yn Cheshaght Ghailckagh The Scolar Press

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Coordinates: 54°11′57″N 4°28′29″W / 54.19917°N 4.47472°W / 54.19917; -4.47472