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TITLE
Glen Docharty and Loch Maree
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0912
PLACENAME
Glen Docharty
DISTRICT
Gairloch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Gairloch
PERIOD
1890s; 1900s
CREATOR
J Valentine & Co.
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32834
KEYWORDS
postcards
lochs
saints
St. Maelrhuba
Isle Maree
islands
passes
glens
Glen Docharty and Loch Maree

This postcard shows a pony and cart at Glen Docharty in Wester Ross. The mountain pass is narrow and enclosed, providing spectacular views of Loch Maree.The fresh water Loch Maree is twelve miles long and extends from Kinlochewe to near Poolewe. Most of the loch is only about half a mile wide. It broadens into about a mile in places and has several small islands.

Loch Maree is thought to have taken its name from the Irish saint Maelrubha who founded a monastery at nearby Applecross. St Maelrhuba later made his home on one of Loch Maree's islands, Isle Maree

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Glen Docharty and Loch Maree

ROSS: Gairloch

1890s; 1900s

postcards; lochs; saints; St. Maelrhuba; Isle Maree; islands; passes; glens

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows a pony and cart at Glen Docharty in Wester Ross. The mountain pass is narrow and enclosed, providing spectacular views of Loch Maree.The fresh water Loch Maree is twelve miles long and extends from Kinlochewe to near Poolewe. Most of the loch is only about half a mile wide. It broadens into about a mile in places and has several small islands. <br /> <br /> Loch Maree is thought to have taken its name from the Irish saint Maelrubha who founded a monastery at nearby Applecross. St Maelrhuba later made his home on one of Loch Maree's islands, Isle Maree