Grampian Mountains


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Gram·pi·an Mountains

 (grăm′pē-ən)
A mountain range in the southern part of the Scottish Highlands, extending northeast to southwest and including Ben Nevis, 1,343 m (4,406 ft), the highest point in Britain.

Grampian Mountains

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1. (Placename) a mountain system of central Scotland, extending from the southwest to the northeast and separating the Highlands from the Lowlands. Highest peak: Ben Nevis, 1344 m (4408 ft)
2. (Placename) a mountain range in SE Australia, in W Victoria
Also called: the Grampians
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The City, which is home to around 250,000 inhabitants, is within 15 minutes of the stunning countryside which surrounds Aberdeen and is also the capital of the Grampian Highlands with the majestic Grampian Mountains dominating the skyline to the west and miles of unspoiled coastline to the east.
Ben Nevis, in the Grampian Mountains, is Britain's highest peak at 1,344m (4,409ft).
Seeing the sea on the east coast, the Grampian mountains and those vast horizons gave me a taste for something big and romantic.
Further north, Royal Deeside follows the River Dee into the heart of the Grampian Mountains with many royal sights along the way, including Balmoral Castle.
The Met Office said yesterday up to eight inches could fall across the North York Moors and Grampian Mountains by the end of today.
After their flight to Scotland this morning, Greg and the gang will prepare for the dizzy heights of Ben Nevis in the Grampian mountains, then travel to Scafell Pike in the Lake District National Park before facing their final challenge, Mount Snowdon.
In which Australian state are the Grampian Mountains and National Park?
Deals include a week's holiday in Scotland across the Grampian mountains and visiting the Royal Highland Games for pounds 309pp including dinner and B&B (www.
He lives in the foothills of the Grampian Mountains, which form a natural division between the Scottish lowlands and highlands.
The water, from a source in the Grampian Mountains, goes into Tesco north of the border in the new year.
The excursions from Grantown are a full day tour across the magnificent Grampian Mountains to Royal Deeside and a tour through Speyside's Whisky Country, with calls at Baxters Visitor Centre and Elgin.