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TITLE
An Teallach and the road to Gairloch
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1401
PLACENAME
An Teallach
DISTRICT
Lochbroom
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochbroom
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33326
KEYWORDS
postcards
Ross-shire
Ross and Cromarty
Wester Ross
hills
mountains
Munros
An Teallach and the road to Gairloch

This postcard shows a view of the hill An Teallach from the road to Gairloch. An Teallach, whose name means 'the forge', is a group of peaks between the heads of Little Loch Broom and Loch na Sealga. The lower slopes are of Torridonian sandstone, while the summits are topped with white quartzite. It has two Munro peaks: Bidein a' Ghlas Thuill (3484 feet, 1062 metres) and Sgurr Fiona (3478 feet, 1060 metres). A Munro is a Scottish mountain over 3,000 feet, so called after Sir Hugh Munro who listed such mountains in 1891.

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An Teallach and the road to Gairloch

ROSS: Lochbroom

postcards; Ross-shire; Ross and Cromarty; Wester Ross; hills; mountains; Munros

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows a view of the hill An Teallach from the road to Gairloch. An Teallach, whose name means 'the forge', is a group of peaks between the heads of Little Loch Broom and Loch na Sealga. The lower slopes are of Torridonian sandstone, while the summits are topped with white quartzite. It has two Munro peaks: Bidein a' Ghlas Thuill (3484 feet, 1062 metres) and Sgurr Fiona (3478 feet, 1060 metres). A Munro is a Scottish mountain over 3,000 feet, so called after Sir Hugh Munro who listed such mountains in 1891.