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TITLE
Loch Maree from the Gairloch to Poolwe road
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0919
PLACENAME
Loch Maree
DISTRICT
Gairloch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Gairloch
PERIOD
1930s; 1940s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32841
KEYWORDS
postcards
lochs
saints
St. Maelrhuba
Isle Maree
islands
Loch Maree from the Gairloch to Poolwe road

This postcard shows a view of Loch Maree from the Gairloch to Poolewe road in Wester Ross. 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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Loch Maree from the Gairloch to Poolwe road

ROSS: Gairloch

1930s; 1940s

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

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows a view of Loch Maree from the Gairloch to Poolewe road in Wester Ross. 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