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TITLE
Loch Maree
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0949
PLACENAME
Gairloch
DISTRICT
Gairloch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Gairloch
DATE OF IMAGE
PERIOD
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32871
KEYWORDS
postcards
lochs
saints
St. Maelrhuba
Isle Maree
islands
mountains
Slioch
Loch Maree

This postcard shows a painting of Loch Maree in Wester Ross. The fresh water loch is twelve miles long and extends from Kinlochewe to near Poolewe. Most of the loch is only about half a mile wide but broadens into about a mile in places.

The loch 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. The south-east shore of Loch Maree is dominated by Ben Slioch which stands at 3,220ft and is only accessible from one side

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Loch Maree

ROSS: Gairloch

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

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries - Illustrated postcards

This postcard shows a painting of Loch Maree in Wester Ross. The fresh water loch is twelve miles long and extends from Kinlochewe to near Poolewe. Most of the loch is only about half a mile wide but broadens into about a mile in places. <br /> <br /> The loch 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. The south-east shore of Loch Maree is dominated by Ben Slioch which stands at 3,220ft and is only accessible from one side