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TITLE
The Blackwater and Tor Achilty from Contin Bridge
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1146
PLACENAME
Contin
DISTRICT
Muir of Ord
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Contin
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33069
KEYWORDS
postcards
Ross-shire
Ross and Cromarty
rivers
hills
mountains
Torrachilty
The Blackwater and Tor Achilty from Contin Bridge

This postcard shows the River Blackwater and the hill called Torr Achilty near Contin. The word 'tor' or 'torr' is used of a steep, conical hill or mountain. Torr Achilty is 840 feet (256 metres) high.

Contin is a small settlement situated at the confluence of the rivers Conon and Blackwater, not far from Strathpeffer. It is close to many areas of great scenic interest, including the Falls of Rogie and the Torr Achilty forest walks. Torr Achilty is also the site of a dam and power station which form part of the Conon Hydro-Electric Scheme.

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The Blackwater and Tor Achilty from Contin Bridge

ROSS: Contin

postcards; Ross-shire; Ross and Cromarty; rivers; hills; mountains; Torrachilty

Highland Libraries

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This postcard shows the River Blackwater and the hill called Torr Achilty near Contin. The word 'tor' or 'torr' is used of a steep, conical hill or mountain. Torr Achilty is 840 feet (256 metres) high.<br /> <br /> Contin is a small settlement situated at the confluence of the rivers Conon and Blackwater, not far from Strathpeffer. It is close to many areas of great scenic interest, including the Falls of Rogie and the Torr Achilty forest walks. Torr Achilty is also the site of a dam and power station which form part of the Conon Hydro-Electric Scheme.