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In the North-West Highlands

Archie Lamont

In the North-West Highlands

by Archie Lamont

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Published by Scots Secretariat in Penicuik (Jess Cottage, Carlops, Penicuik (Midlothian) EH26 9NF) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Highlands of Scotland -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Archie Lamont.
    SeriesPamphlets / Scots Secretariat -- no.133, Pamphlets (Scots Secretariat) -- no.133.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA880.H7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21672855M

    Internet Archive BookReader The geological structure of the north-west Highlands of Scotland. The Highlands refers to the mountainous area of Scotland, mostly in the north west of the country. The most densely populated area of Scotland is the Central area, including Glasgow in the west.

    About this book. This excursion guide covers the classic geology of the North-west Highlands between Ullapool and Durness, including the Moine Thrust Zone, the Lewisian gneisses, and the Torridonian and Cambro-Ordovician sedimentary successions. Today we take a break from the kayaks, giving our bodies a rest and allowing us to explore a bit more of the north-west highlands. We transfer north to the village of Gairloch. Here, you can choose to join our guide on an easy hike; or simply enjoy some free time to explore the village, which is known for its wonderful beaches/5(50).

    Discover Scotland’s remote North West on this drive & hike tour. From the shores of Loch Ness travel across to Skye and the Outer Hebrides and explore the rugged landscape of the North West Highlands. Follow the roads and trails less travelled on this voyage into the far reaches of Scotland. First stop is the world’s most famous lake, best known for sightings of Nessie, the legendary Loch Ness monster! There’s an option to take a 1 hour boat trip with views of Urquhart Castle or alternatively spend time at the loch-side village of Drumnadrochit for souvenir shopping and/or a visit to the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition.


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Guide to Walks in the North-West Highlands [Chris Townsend] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The North-West Highlands, including all the Scottish mainland north and west of the Great Glen together with the Isle of Skye/5(2).

North-West Highlands book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This guide describes everything the visitor needs to know about the a 3/5(1). The North West Highlands: Roads to the Isles (Luath Guides) Paperback – February 1, by Tom Atkinson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Tom Atkinson Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. 5/5(3). The North-West Highlands of Scotland is an area of great natural beauty, with a history which includes well preserved castles, standing stones, and ancient burial cairns.

This book guides the reader through both the history and the landscape of the region. If you are not familiar with the area it is difficult to know which walks are based on the Isle of Skye and which are based in the North West Highlands. This is a minor issue and the 2 walks we did from the book were well In the North-West Highlands book.

In "The Creaky Traveler in the North West Highlands of Scotland" Rovetch tells about the places he and his wife visited. Husband and wife are apparently older and not as mobile so the book is good for those who are not looking for a whirlwind tour of Scotland. The book suffers from two things/5(12).

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Shot over many years in all seasons and weather conditions, the book is packed full of spectacular mountain images, most of which have never been published. Coordinates: 57°30′N 5°0′W The Northwest Highlands are located in the northern third of Scotland that is separated from the Grampian Mountains by the Great Glen (Glen More).

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Goodenough (Editor)/5(15). Top 10 books about the Scottish Highlands and Islands Remote yet magnetic, the rugged environments of Scotland’s north have been inspiring Author: Kerry Andrew. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previous edition: Newton Abbot: Pevensey, Description: pages cm. Contents: Introducing the North-West Highlands; Map of the Area; 1 Inverness, The Black Isle and Easter Ross; 2 Sutherland and Caithness; 3 Wester Ross, Applecross and Lochalsh; 4 Lochaber; 5 Lochness and the Great Glen; Useful Information and Places.

This guide covers a substantial area of Scotland’s western seaboard. The walks divide simply into mountain and coastal routes.

A clifftop walk starting at Stoer gives stunning views of Quinag and Ben More and the Outer Hebridean islands, while another route starts from Shieldaig, a picturesque village facing west towards the Applecross peninsula. The North-West Highlands is the last area in Britain which could be described as genuinely wild.

This guide to 24 of the finest walks in this beautiful landscape is aimed at walkers who wish to enjoy the wild country. The North West Highlands of Scotland is the most remote, rural area of mainland Scotland, and Great Britain. Most appreciated for its natural beauty.

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At least that’s the philosophy of Warren Rovetch of Boulder, whose first book, “The Creaky Traveler In the North West Highlands of Scotland: A Journey for the Mobile But Not Agile” (Sentinent Publications, $, pages), is enjoying immense popularity since publication in November.

After an initial print run of 3, the book is.This book is an amazing synopsis of the nature of the Highlands and Islands. Some things have changed greatly since it was first published, but quite a lot hasn’t.

If you have heard the term “wet desert” used to describe the west highlands this is were the term was first coined.The Northwest Highlands are the northern third of Scotland, which is separated from the Grampian Mountains by the Great Glen.

The Caledonian Canal, which extends from Loch Linnhe in the west, via Loch Ness to the Moray Firth in the north splits this area from the rest of the country.