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TITLE
Storr Rocks, Skye
EXTERNAL ID
PC_JMSTRACHAN_114
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Portree
CREATOR
JM Strachan
SOURCE
J I R Martin
ASSET ID
28967
KEYWORDS
hills and mountains
Storr Rocks, Skye

The Storr is a rocky hill on the Trotternish peninsula of the Isle of Skye.

The hill presents a steep rocky eastern face overlooking the Sound of Raasay, contrasting with gentler grassy slopes to the west. The Storr is prime example of the Trotternish landslip, the longest such feature in Great Britain.

The area in front of the cliffs of The Storr is known as The Sanctuary. This has a number of weirdly shaped rock pinnacles, the remains of ancient volcanic plugs. One of the most famous of these is known as The Old Man of Storr.

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Storr Rocks, Skye

INVERNESS: Portree

hills and mountains

J I R Martin

The Storr is a rocky hill on the Trotternish peninsula of the Isle of Skye. <br /> <br /> The hill presents a steep rocky eastern face overlooking the Sound of Raasay, contrasting with gentler grassy slopes to the west. The Storr is prime example of the Trotternish landslip, the longest such feature in Great Britain.<br /> <br /> The area in front of the cliffs of The Storr is known as The Sanctuary. This has a number of weirdly shaped rock pinnacles, the remains of ancient volcanic plugs. One of the most famous of these is known as The Old Man of Storr.