Camasunary

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Coordinates: 57°11′41″N 6°06′54″W / 57.194831°N 6.114964°W / 57.194831; -6.114964

Camasunary from the east

Camasunary is a bay on the Strathaird peninsula of the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Camasunary is the Scots form of the Gaelic name Camas Fhionnairigh, and means "Bay of the White Shieling".

Geology[edit]

The Camasunary Fault is a geological subsurface feature underlying a portion of the Isle of Skye extending under the Sea of the Hebrides.[1]

Recreation[edit]

The area is popular with hill walkers as it has a bothy and access to the Skye Munros. In 2014 the old bothy was replaced by a new one that was built by the Royal Engineers.[2][3]

Location[edit]

An off-road vehicle track connects to Kirkibost. The bay is privately owned, although it sits in the middle of land owned by the John Muir Trust.

References[edit]

Line notes[edit]

  1. ^ C.Michael Hogan. 2011
  2. ^ Roberts, Liz (7 November 2014). "New shelter will replace existing Camasunary bothy on Skye". grough Limited. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  3. ^ "New bothy at Camasunary". www.mcofs.org.uk. Retrieved 12 April 2016.