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Dr. Berger on the Isle of Man
Mountains and other Places in the Isle of Man, together with their heights, determined by the Barometer: the whole arranged alphabetically, with References to the Numbers in the Map.
|Names and Situation.||Signification.||Number
|Elevation in feet|
above the level
of the sea.
|Baldwin Valley head||1395|
|Balla-cragga how||Rocky farm||44||412|
|Balla-chirrym; about the middle of the range||Dry farm||177½|
|Balla-gawn; about ¾ of a mile south of Kirk-Michael|
|Balla-wodden; about ½ mile south of Kirk-Andrew|
|Beary mountain||Beiree, tops of hills?||27||900|
|Bein-y-phot||The Pot mountain||20||1750|
|Bool-benney; highest ridge on the road from Castletown to Douglass, between the 6th and 7th mile-stone||a place where furze grows||39||538|
|Bor-roilva, Baroil, Barroole, or Bourrul; North||Wild mountain||12||1850|
|Brada-head; high point||47||767|
|Burchets' Hermitage; highest spot in the Calf of Man||49||461|
|Calf of Man; Mr. Gurley's house||206|
- For the calculation of these heights I have made use of Professor Leslie's Sliding Scale.
- In the trigonometrical Survey, North-Berule, 1804 feet.