aka Swilkie Point
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Off the Northern-most point of Stroma, is the Swilkie, the most dangerous
whirlpool in the Pentland Firth, occasioned by the meeting of four or five
According to Icelandic legend, the Swilkie is the place where
the salt which maintains the saltiness of the oceans is ground in a giant quern,
stolen from King Frodi by a sea-king named Mysing.
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