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TITLE
Glen Rosa and Cir Mhòr, Arran
EXTERNAL ID
PC_JMSTRACHAN_267
PLACENAME
Glen Rosa
DISTRICT
Arran
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL
PERIOD
1970s
CREATOR
JM Strachan
SOURCE
J I R Martin
ASSET ID
29091
KEYWORDS
rivers
Glen Rosa and Cir Mhòr, Arran

Glen Rosa is situated on the Isle of Arran, and opens into Brodick Bay. The River Rosa, seen in this image, runs through the glen.

Cir Mhòr has an elevation of 799 metres (2621 ft) and is sometimes known as the 'Matterhorn of Arran'. Its Gaelic name is translated into English as 'Big Comb', and is so called because of its resemblance to a cockscomb. It is classed as a Corbett (a Scottish mountain between 2500-3000 ft high with a relative height of 500 ft).

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Glen Rosa and Cir Mhòr, Arran

ARGYLL

1970s

rivers

J I R Martin

Glen Rosa is situated on the Isle of Arran, and opens into Brodick Bay. The River Rosa, seen in this image, runs through the glen. <br /> <br /> Cir Mhòr has an elevation of 799 metres (2621 ft) and is sometimes known as the 'Matterhorn of Arran'. Its Gaelic name is translated into English as 'Big Comb', and is so called because of its resemblance to a cockscomb. It is classed as a Corbett (a Scottish mountain between 2500-3000 ft high with a relative height of 500 ft).