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TITLE
Beinn Eighe from Grudie Bridge
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1096
PLACENAME
Grudie Bridge
DISTRICT
Muir of Ord
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Contin
PERIOD
1950s
CREATOR
J Valentine & Co.
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33016
KEYWORDS
postcards
mountains
Torridon Hills
Torridon Mountains
nature reserves
Beinn Eighe
Liathach
Beinn Alligin
Beann Dearg
Glen Torridon
Torridonian sandstone
Beinn Eighe from Grudie Bridge

This postcard shows a view of Beinn Eighe from Grudie Bridge, in Wester Ross. Beinn Eighe forms part of the Beinn Eighe mountain range and the Torridon Hills or mountains, one of the highest ranges of peaks in Britain.The Torridon Hills are made from a type of sandstone known as Torridonian sandstone and are named Liathach, Beinn Eighe, Beinn Alligin and Beinn Dearg. Liathach is the highest of the hills and rises 3500 feet from the sea lochs.

The Beinn Eighe range can be found on the north side of Glen Torridon and covers a distance of over 10km. Two of the peaks are classified as Munros. In 1951, the Beinn Eighe range became the first Nature Reserve of Great Britain.

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Beinn Eighe from Grudie Bridge

ROSS: Contin

1950s

postcards; mountains; Torridon Hills; Torridon Mountains; nature reserves; Beinn Eighe; Liathach; Beinn Alligin; Beann Dearg; Glen Torridon; Torridonian sandstone

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows a view of Beinn Eighe from Grudie Bridge, in Wester Ross. Beinn Eighe forms part of the Beinn Eighe mountain range and the Torridon Hills or mountains, one of the highest ranges of peaks in Britain.The Torridon Hills are made from a type of sandstone known as Torridonian sandstone and are named Liathach, Beinn Eighe, Beinn Alligin and Beinn Dearg. Liathach is the highest of the hills and rises 3500 feet from the sea lochs.<br /> <br /> The Beinn Eighe range can be found on the north side of Glen Torridon and covers a distance of over 10km. Two of the peaks are classified as Munros. In 1951, the Beinn Eighe range became the first Nature Reserve of Great Britain.