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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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.
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Two climbers are missing in an avalanche in the Cairngorm mountains in Scotland.
The alarm was raised just before 11am when Mr Key lost contact with air traffic control as he flew over the Cairngorm mountains.
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 during research for a new book - Nature Of The Cairngorms.
20 Lingfield, 1m Jockey J D Smith (pictured) Trainer James Fanshawe Forecast SP 7-4f Why this is significant Named after the Liberty Wing airman from 48th Operations Support Squadron - who was killed during a training mission in the Cairngorm Mountains in the spring of 2001 - this handsome son of Dansili was given too much to do when failing to catch all-the-way winner Prince Samos over course and distance in April on his seasonal reappearance, having been backed as if defeat were not a consideration.
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.