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TITLE
Ben Hiant
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_859_20_0677
PLACENAME
Ben Hiant
DISTRICT
Ardnamurchan
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Ardnamurchan
PERIOD
20c
CREATOR
M E M Donaldson
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
10587
KEYWORDS
hills
mountains
peninsulas
land
landscape
landscapes
Ben Hiant

The Ardnamurchan peninsula extends west from Sunart in Argyll. It is separated from the Morvern peninsula by Loch Sunart and from the island of Mull by the Sound of Mull. Between Kilchoan and Glenbeg can be found Ben Hiant. This hill on the peninsula is one of only five which are higher than 1000ft. Ben Hiant reaches a height of 1732ft.

M.E.M. Donaldson was born in 1876 and came to the Highlands around 1908. She travelled extensively around the North and West Highlands, writing and taking photographs. One of her favourite locations was the Ardnamurchan Peninsula and it was there she settled, at Sanna, in 1927.

Between 1912 and 1949 Miss Donaldson produced many books on the social history and customs of the North and West Highlands. 'Wanderings in the Western Highlands and Islands' and 'Further Wanderings - Mainly in Argyll' are two of her best known works and both are illustrated with her own photographs. She died in a nursing home in Edinburgh in 1958, and was buried in Oban.


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Ben Hiant

ARGYLL: Ardnamurchan

20c

hills; mountains; peninsulas; land; landscape; landscapes

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

M E M Donaldson Collection

The Ardnamurchan peninsula extends west from Sunart in Argyll. It is separated from the Morvern peninsula by Loch Sunart and from the island of Mull by the Sound of Mull. Between Kilchoan and Glenbeg can be found Ben Hiant. This hill on the peninsula is one of only five which are higher than 1000ft. Ben Hiant reaches a height of 1732ft.<br /> <br /> M.E.M. Donaldson was born in 1876 and came to the Highlands around 1908. She travelled extensively around the North and West Highlands, writing and taking photographs. One of her favourite locations was the Ardnamurchan Peninsula and it was there she settled, at Sanna, in 1927.<br /> <br /> Between 1912 and 1949 Miss Donaldson produced many books on the social history and customs of the North and West Highlands. 'Wanderings in the Western Highlands and Islands' and 'Further Wanderings - Mainly in Argyll' are two of her best known works and both are illustrated with her own photographs. She died in a nursing home in Edinburgh in 1958, and was buried in Oban. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.