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TITLE
Cuillin Hills from Kyle of Lochalsh
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0716
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
PERIOD
1900s; 1910s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32637
KEYWORDS
postcards
Cuillins
hills
mountains
hillwalking
hill walking
climbing
islands
Cuillin Hills from Kyle of Lochalsh

This postcard shows the Cuchullin (Cuillin) Hills in Skye from Kyle of Lochalsh in Ross-shire.

The Cuillin Hills are among the steepest mountains in the United Kingdom and are the highest range in the Hebrides. They include 15 peaks above 3000 feet and are formed from two main ridges: the Black Cuillins and the Red Cuillins. Records show that the first person to climb the Cuillins was the Reverend C. Lesingham Smith, in 1835

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Cuillin Hills from Kyle of Lochalsh

ROSS: Lochalsh

1900s; 1910s

postcards; Cuillins; hills; mountains; hillwalking; hill walking; climbing; islands

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows the Cuchullin (Cuillin) Hills in Skye from Kyle of Lochalsh in Ross-shire.<br /> <br /> The Cuillin Hills are among the steepest mountains in the United Kingdom and are the highest range in the Hebrides. They include 15 peaks above 3000 feet and are formed from two main ridges: the Black Cuillins and the Red Cuillins. Records show that the first person to climb the Cuillins was the Reverend C. Lesingham Smith, in 1835