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Cailean MacCoinnich

Tha Ruaraidh Macilleathain a' siubhal sgeulachd beatha an Eileanach a fhuair ard inbhe anns na h-Innsean. Thog Cailean MacCoinnich air a Steòrnabhagh gu ruige tìr fad as, ach tìr a rinn e na b' fhasa do dh' fheadhainn eile a shiubhal leis na mapaichean a chruthaich e na dhreuchd mar a chiad rannsaiche cruth - dùthcha na h-Innsean.

Roddy MacLean traces the footsteps Colin MacKenzie, the Stornoway man who at the end of the 18th century made the journey to India and helped to map the country as he rose to the position of the first Surveyor General of India.

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 2 Jun 2014 22:30
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