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TITLE
Ben Nevis from Corpach - Fort William
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_2951
PLACENAME
Corpach
DISTRICT
Lochaber
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kilmallie
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
34838
KEYWORDS
postcard
painting
Fort William
Loch Linnhe
Caledonian Canal
Thomas Telford
Corpach
Ben Nevis
Loch Eil
Ben Nevis from Corpach - Fort William

This postcard contains a painting with a view from Corpoch looking towards Ben Nevis, Scotland's highest peak. Corpach is located just north-west of Fort William, at the confluence of Loch Linnhe and Loch Eil.

The Caledonian Canal extends from Corpach, in the Great Glen near Fort William, 62 miles north-east to Inverness. Designed by the prolific Scottish engineer Thomas Telford, the canal was built between 1803 and 1822 at a cost of £840,000. Initially intended as trade route, today it is mainly travelled by pleasure crafts.

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Ben Nevis from Corpach - Fort William

INVERNESS: Kilmallie

postcard; painting; Fort William; Loch Linnhe; Caledonian Canal; Thomas Telford; Corpach; Ben Nevis; Loch Eil

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries - Illustrated postcards

This postcard contains a painting with a view from Corpoch looking towards Ben Nevis, Scotland's highest peak. Corpach is located just north-west of Fort William, at the confluence of Loch Linnhe and Loch Eil.<br /> <br /> The Caledonian Canal extends from Corpach, in the Great Glen near Fort William, 62 miles north-east to Inverness. Designed by the prolific Scottish engineer Thomas Telford, the canal was built between 1803 and 1822 at a cost of £840,000. Initially intended as trade route, today it is mainly travelled by pleasure crafts.