Cairngorm Mountains


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Cairn·gorm Mountains

 (kârn′gôrm′)
A range of the Grampian Mountains in central Scotland rising to 1,309 m (4,295 ft) at Ben Macdui. It is a popular winter sports area.

Cairngorm Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain range of NE Scotland: part of the Grampians. Highest peak: Ben Macdui, 1309 m (4296 ft); designated a national park in 2003. Also called: the Cairngorms
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Reporting from the Cairngorm Mountains in the Scottish Highlands - from the National Trust's Mar Lodge to be precise - they are also roaming around a bit further afield.
MANKIND was active in the Cairngorm mountains thousands of years earlier than previously thought.
Dr Ann Rowan and Professor Neil Glasser, who are based at the Centre of Glaciology in the department of geography and earth sciences at Aberystwyth, are among those involved with the research which shows that small glaciers almost certainly existed in the Cairngorm Mountains in Scotland as recently as the 18th century.
Dr Ann Rowan and Prof Neil Glasser, of the university's Centre of Glaciology, worked with scientists from the University of Exeter and Dundee University to establish that small glaciers almost certainly existed in Scotland's Cairngorm Mountains.
Mar Lodge Estate on the eastern edge of the Cairngorm mountains in Scotland is home to golden eagles, black grouse, otters, pine martens and red squirrels, and temperatures nearby have been recorded as low as minus 27.
Two climbers are missing in an avalanche in the Cairngorm mountains in Scotland.
High up among the Cairngorm mountains in the Scottish Highlands, a team of four is working to help restore some of the upland area's ancient footpath network.
The crew from Boulmer had been sent to Scotland on Saturday to help with the search for an aircraft which had disappeared while flying over the Cairngorm mountains.
The 2mm black Christii fly was found under the bark of dead aspen trees in the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland.
Instead Scotland's players will go on an outward bound course in the Cairngorm Mountains and spend a week in the Midlands in mid-April where they will use net facilities at Edgbaston.
Utsi and the rest of his 130-strong herd roam and graze high in the Cairngorm Mountains near Aviemore.
Thomas competed in the J2 junior mushers event run in the Glenmore forest at the foot of the Cairngorm mountains.