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TITLE
Loch Torridon form Annat village
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1439
PLACENAME
Annat
DISTRICT
Lochcarron
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Applecross
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33362
KEYWORDS
postcards
Ross-shire
Ross and Cromarty
Wester Ross
hill
mountain
lochs
villages
hamlets
visitor centres
tourism
Loch Torridon form Annat village

This postcard shows a view of Beinn Alligin (3230 feet, 985 metres) and Liathach (3456 feet, 1054 metres) on the shores of Loch Torridon from the village of Annat. Both mountains belong to the Torridon group of mountains, one of the highest ranges in Britain and reputed to be among the oldest in Europe. The hills are formed mainly of Torridonian sandstone, with some exhibiting a topping of white quartzite and boulders of Lewisian Gneiss at the base. Much of the land in the area belongs to the National Trust for Scotland which runs a visitor centre at Torridon.

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Loch Torridon form Annat village

ROSS: Applecross

postcards; Ross-shire; Ross and Cromarty; Wester Ross; hill; mountain; lochs; villages; hamlets; visitor centres; tourism

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows a view of Beinn Alligin (3230 feet, 985 metres) and Liathach (3456 feet, 1054 metres) on the shores of Loch Torridon from the village of Annat. Both mountains belong to the Torridon group of mountains, one of the highest ranges in Britain and reputed to be among the oldest in Europe. The hills are formed mainly of Torridonian sandstone, with some exhibiting a topping of white quartzite and boulders of Lewisian Gneiss at the base. Much of the land in the area belongs to the National Trust for Scotland which runs a visitor centre at Torridon.