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TITLE
A' Chralaig, Glen Shiel
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0977
PLACENAME
Glen Shiel
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Glenshiel
PERIOD
1910s; 1920s
CREATOR
J Valentine & Co.
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32898
KEYWORDS
The Five Sisters
Creag nan Damh
Sgurr an Lochain
Sgurr na Sgine
The Saddle
mountains
A' Chralaig
Mullach Fraoch-choire
ridges
A' Chralaig, Glen Shiel

This postcard shows the mountain known as A' Chralaig at Glen Shiel in Ross-shire. A' Chralaig along with another mountain called Mullach Fraoch-choire form the two highest points on an 8km ridge from Loch Cluanie to Glen Affric. A' Chralaig rises 1120 metres and its Gaelic name translates as 'the basket' in the English language.

Glen Shiel is home to several high mountains. In north Glen Shiel the peaks known as The Five Sisters can be found while to the south sit mountains rising over 3000ft including Creag nan Damh, Sgurr an Lochain, Sgurr na Sgine and The Saddle

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A' Chralaig, Glen Shiel

ROSS: Glenshiel

1910s; 1920s

The Five Sisters; Creag nan Damh; Sgurr an Lochain; Sgurr na Sgine; The Saddle; mountains; A' Chralaig; Mullach Fraoch-choire; ridges

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows the mountain known as A' Chralaig at Glen Shiel in Ross-shire. A' Chralaig along with another mountain called Mullach Fraoch-choire form the two highest points on an 8km ridge from Loch Cluanie to Glen Affric. A' Chralaig rises 1120 metres and its Gaelic name translates as 'the basket' in the English language.<br /> <br /> Glen Shiel is home to several high mountains. In north Glen Shiel the peaks known as The Five Sisters can be found while to the south sit mountains rising over 3000ft including Creag nan Damh, Sgurr an Lochain, Sgurr na Sgine and The Saddle