Black Water

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Re: Black Water

Unread post by Seonaidh » Sat Jun 21, 2014 10:41 pm

Well, if it was called "alltan", it probably wasn't quite as big as the Amazon...a sort of "burnette".

All the "blackwaters" I've googled seem to be rivers - quite a few in Ireland, some even known as "Uisce Dubh". There does appear to be a sizable "Blackwater Lake" in Canada, but it doesn't seem to have a Gaelic name. It does rather look as if it might be inappropriate to tronslote the likes of "Derwentwater" or whatever as "Uisge Doire" etc - really need to use "Loch".

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