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TITLE
Ben Nevis from Corpach, near Fort William
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_39_P409C
PLACENAME
Corpach
DISTRICT
Lochaber
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kilmallie
DATE OF IMAGE
1898
PERIOD
1890s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
30799
KEYWORDS
observatories
mountain climbing
mountains
Ben Nevis from Corpach, near Fort William

Ben Nevis stands at a height of 1344 metres and is the highest peak in Britain.There are a number of routes to the summit including a 'tourist route'. On the north east ridge of stand the ruins of a weather observatory that was manned between 1883 and 1904.

The photograph is from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898.

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Ben Nevis from Corpach, near Fort William

INVERNESS: Kilmallie

1890s

observatories; mountain climbing; mountains

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (photographs)

Ben Nevis stands at a height of 1344 metres and is the highest peak in Britain.There are a number of routes to the summit including a 'tourist route'. On the north east ridge of stand the ruins of a weather observatory that was manned between 1883 and 1904. <br /> <br /> The photograph is from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898.