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TITLE
Black Mount
EXTERNAL ID
PC_JMSTRACHAN_058
PLACENAME
Rannoch Moor
DISTRICT
South Lorn
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Glenorchy and Inishail
PERIOD
1970s
CREATOR
JM Strachan
SOURCE
J I R Martin
ASSET ID
28914
KEYWORDS
moors
lochs
Black Mount

The Black Mount is an expanse of boggy moorland, located at the western end of Rannoch Moor, 6.5km to the north of Bridge of Orchy.

Rannoch Moor is an elevated plateau of lochs, peat bogs and streams which cover around 80 square kilometres. The moor is surrounded by mountains and was formed by glacial movement over 20,000 years ago. The moor is crossed north to south by the A82 and by the West Highland Railway.

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Black Mount

ARGYLL: Glenorchy and Inishail

1970s

moors;lochs

J I R Martin

The Black Mount is an expanse of boggy moorland, located at the western end of Rannoch Moor, 6.5km to the north of Bridge of Orchy. <br /> <br /> Rannoch Moor is an elevated plateau of lochs, peat bogs and streams which cover around 80 square kilometres. The moor is surrounded by mountains and was formed by glacial movement over 20,000 years ago. The moor is crossed north to south by the A82 and by the West Highland Railway.