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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A caption of a photo of Nevis read: "The Cairngorm mountains are some of Scotland's most striking natural features, especially the UK's tallest mountain, Ben Nevis."
It is believed that Mr Moorhouse had arrived in the Aviemore area via public transport with the intention of walking alone on forest paths between the Aviemore and Coylumbridge area to the Cairngorm Mountains.
The team also looks at the Cairngorm Mountains through the eyes of one their most famous literary residents, Nan Shepherd, who brought the area to life in her book, The Living Mountain.
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.
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.
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.
In the splendour of the Highlands there are five major ski areas - the Glencoe and Nevis Range near Fort William, and Cairngorm, Glenshee and The Lecht in the Cairngorm mountains.