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Kennacraig

Kennacraig is a hamlet situated on West Loch Tarbert, a few miles south of Tarbert on the Kintyre peninsula, Argyll and Bute, in the west of Scotland.

                                               

Kilfinan

Kilfinan is a hamlet on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Located on the eastern side of Loch Fyne, the hamlet is 4 miles northwest of the village of Tighnabruaich. Kilfinan is the burial place of the clan chiefs of the Lamonts, i ...

                                               

Kilmun

Kilmun; is a linear settlement on the north shore of the Holy Loch, on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scottish Highlands. It runs between the head of the sea loch and connects with the village of Strone at Strone Point, where the sea loc ...

                                               

Kirn, Dunoon

Kirn; is a village in Argyll and Bute in the Scottish Highlands on the west shore of the Firth of Clyde on the Cowal peninsula. It now forms part of the continuous habitation between Dunoon and Hunters Quay, where the Holy Loch joins the Firth of ...

                                               

Luss

Luss is a village in Argyll & Bute, Scotland, on the west bank of Loch Lomond. The village is within the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.

                                               

Moray

Moray is one of the 32 local government council areas of Scotland. It lies in the north-east of the country, with coastline on the Moray Firth, and borders the council areas of Aberdeenshire and Highland. Between 1975 and 1996 Moray, with similar ...

                                               

North Ayrshire

North Ayrshire is one of 32 council areas in Scotland. It has a population of roughly 135.280 people. It is located in the southwest of Scotland, and borders the areas of Inverclyde to the north, Renfrewshire to the northeast and East Ayrshire an ...

                                               

Oban

Oban OH -bən ; An t-Oban in Scottish Gaelic meaning The Little Bay) is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Despite its small size, it is the largest town between Helensburgh and Fort William. During the tourist seas ...

                                               

Old Castle Lachlan

Old Castle Lachlan, also known as Castle Lachlan, is a ruined 15th-century castle on the shore of Loch Fyne, within the Cowal Peninsula, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It was probably built by Clan Maclachlan on lands first recorded in 1314 as "Ca ...

                                               

Orkney

Orkney, also known as the Orkney Islands, is an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, situated off the north coast of the island of Great Britain. Orkney is 10 miles north of the coast of Caithness and has about 70 islands, of which 20 a ...

                                               

Otter Ferry

Otter Ferry is a settlement on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, formerly the site of a ferry across Loch Fyne. Otter Ferry is situated 9 miles from Portavadie from where you can catch the ferry to Tarbert, in Kintyre. The ferry i ...

                                               

Perth and Kinross

Perth and Kinross is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland and a Lieutenancy Area. It borders onto the Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, Clackmannanshire, Dundee, Fife, Highland and Stirling council areas. Perth is the administrative centr ...

                                               

Portavadie

Portavadie is a village on the shores of Loch Fyne on the west coast of the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scottish Highlands. The Portavadie complex was built by the then Scottish Office for the purpose of constructing concrete platforms fo ...

                                               

Pucks Glen

Pucks Glen is a river-formed ravine on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, with a popular scenic walking trail beside the Eas Mor stream. It comes under the Forestry Commission which highlights it as a feature of the Argyll Forest P ...

                                               

Rannoch

Rannoch is an area of the Scottish Highlands between the A9 road, to the east, and the A82, to the west. The area is crossed from south to north by the West Highland railway line. Features of the area include Loch Rannoch and Rannoch Moor. The lo ...

                                               

Rashfield

Rashfield; is a hamlet on the Cowal peninsula, situated between Loch Eck and the head of Holy Loch, in Argyll and Bute, West of Scotland. The hamlet is on the A815 road and the River Eachaig flows pass from Loch Eck to the Holy Loch. Rashfield is ...

                                               

River Eachaig

The River Eachaig is a river on the Cowal peninsula, Argyll and Bute in western Scotland. The river flows from Loch Eck to the Holy Loch, passing Benmore Botanic Garden, Rashfield and Cot House. It is joined by the Inverchapel Burn and the River ...

                                               

Sandbank, Argyll

Sandbank; is a village on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, West of Scotland, 2 1 ⁄ 2 miles north of Dunoon on the coastal A815 or the inland A885. It sits on the southern shore of the Holy Loch, branching off the Firth of Clyde.

                                               

Shetland

Shetland, also called the Shetland Islands and formerly Zetland, is a subarctic archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, situated in the Northern Atlantic, between Great Britain, the Faroe Islands and Norway. The islands lie some 80 km 50 m ...

                                               

Spean Bridge

Spean Bridge is a village in the parish of Kilmonivaig, in Lochaber in the Highland region of Scotland. The village takes its name from the Highbridge over the River Spean on General Wades military road between Fort William and Fort Augustus, and ...

                                               

St Catherines, Argyll

St Catherines; is a village, on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scottish Highlands. It is located on the banks of Loch Fyne opposite Inveraray and is served by the A815 road. The old Ferry Inn, in St. Catherines is on the buildings at ris ...

                                               

Strachur

Strachur; and Strathlachlan; are united parishes located on the Cowal peninsula, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Strachur is a small village on the eastern coast of Loch Fyne.

                                               

Strone

Strone; is a village, on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute in the Scottish Highlands at the point where the north shore of the Holy Loch becomes the west shore of the Firth of Clyde. The village lies within the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs ...

                                               

Tighnabruaich

Tighnabruaich; ; Scottish Gaelic: Taigh na Bruaich) is a village on the Cowal peninsula, on the western arm of the Kyles of Bute in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. In 2011 the population was 660. It is west of Glasgow and north of the Isle of Arran. T ...

                                               

Toward

Toward; is a village near Dunoon at the southern tip of the Cowal peninsula with views down the Firth of Clyde, located in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

                                               

Trossachs

The Trossachs generally refers to an area of wooded glens, braes, and lochs lying to the east of Ben Lomond in the Stirling council area of Scotland. The name is taken from that of a small woodland glen that lies at the centre of the area, but is ...

                                               

Whistlefield

Whistlefield is a hamlet on the east shore of Loch Eck on the Cowal peninsula, Argyll and Bute, West of Scotland. It is home to the Whistlefield Inn, which was established around 1801–1804. The hamlet is within the Argyll Forest Park which, is it ...

                                               

Chimbu Province

Chimbu, occasionally spelled Simbu, is a province in the Highlands Region of Papua New Guinea. The province has an area of 6.112 km² and a population of 376.473. The capital of the province is Kundiawa. Mount Wilhelm, the tallest mountain in Papu ...

                                               

Eastern Highlands Province

Eastern Highlands is a highlands province of Papua New Guinea. The provincial capital is Goroka. The province covers an area of 11.157 km², and has a population of 579.825. The province shares a common administrative boundary with Madang Province ...

                                               

Enga Province

Enga is one of the provinces in Papua New Guinea. It is located in the north most region of the highlands of PNG, having been divided from the Western Highlands to become a separate province when the provinces were created at the time of independ ...

                                               

Southern Highlands Province

Southern Highlands is a province in Papua New Guinea. Its provincial capital is the town of Mendi. According to Papua New Guineas national 2011 census, the total population of Southern Highlands is 515.511 spread across 15.089 square kilometers.

                                               

Anthonys Nose (Westchester County, New York)

Anthonys Nose, together with Dunderberg Mountain, comprises the South Gate of the Hudson Highlands. It forms a ridge running northeast and southwest, being separated from Canada Hill to the northeast by Copper Mine Brook and the "South Mountain P ...

                                               

Beacon Mountain

Beacon Mountain, locally Mount Beacon, is the highest peak of Hudson Highlands, located south of City of Beacon, New York, in the Town of Fishkill. Its two summits rise above the Hudson River behind the city and can easily be seen from Newburgh a ...

                                               

Bear Mountain (Hudson Highlands)

Bear Mountain is one of the best-known peaks of New Yorks Hudson Highlands. Located partially in Orange County in the town of Highlands and partially in Rockland County in the town of Stony Point, it lends its name to the nearby Bear Mountain Bri ...

                                               

Breakneck Brook

Breakneck Brook, sometimes Breakneck Valley Brook, is a 1.7-mile-long tributary of the Hudson River located entirely in the Putnam County town of Philipstown, New York, United States. It rises at Surprise Lake and flows southwest towards the Huds ...

                                               

Breakneck Ridge

Breakneck Ridge is a mountain along the Hudson River between Beacon and Cold Spring, New York, straddling the boundary between Dutchess and Putnam counties. Its distinctive rocky cliffs are visible for a long distance when approached from the sou ...

                                               

Bull Hill

Bull Hill, also known as Mount Taurus, is a mountain north of the village of Cold Spring on the Hudson River in Putnam County in the State of New York. It is part of the river-straddling range known as the Hudson Highlands. The original name came ...

                                               

Crows Nest (New York)

Crows Nest is a mountain along the west bank of the Hudson River in the Town of Highlands on the northern edge of the United States Military Academy at West Point. US 9W passes just west of its summit and offers panoramic views of the Hudson Rive ...

                                               

Dunderberg Mountain

Dunderberg Mountain is a 1.086 feet mountain on the west bank of the Hudson River at the southern end of the Hudson Highlands. It lies just above Jones Point, New York, within Bear Mountain State Park and the town of Stony Point in Rockland Count ...

                                               

Hudson Highlands Multiple Resource Area

The Hudson Highlands Multiple Resource Area is a Multiple Property Submission study supporting multiple listings in 1982 to the United States National Register of Historic Places. It originally included 58 properties spread over the counties of D ...

                                               

Popolopen

Popolopen is the name of several related landmarks mainly within the Hudson Highlands of Orange County, New York. These include a mountain, Popolopen Torne - or simply "The Torne", and a short and steep-sided nearby valley officially called Hell ...

                                               

Storm King Mountain (New York)

Storm King Mountain is a mountain on the west bank of the Hudson River just south of Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York. Together with Breakneck Ridge on the opposite bank of the river it forms "Wey-Gat" or Wind Gate, the picturesque northern narrows o ...

                                               

Sugarloaf Hill (Putnam County, New York)

Sugarloaf Hill is a 785 ft peak along the Hudson River in Putnam County, New York, part of the Hudson Highlands. It was named by the Dutch for its resemblance in outline to a sugarloaf when sailing up the river towards it.

                                               

Sugarloaf Mountain (Dutchess County, New York)

Sugarloaf Mountain is a 900-foot peak located in the town of Fishkill near the Hudson River and Breakneck Ridge. One of several similarly named mountains in the U.S. state of New York, it is part of the Hudson Highlands, located entirely within H ...

                                               

Wilkinson Memorial Trail

The Wilkinson Memorial Trail is a public footpath in the Hudson Highlands region of the U.S. state of New York. It generally follows the Dutchess–Putnam county line along the latters northwest corner, from the banks of the Hudson River near Break ...

                                               

Chestnut Ridge (Laurel Highlands)

Chestnut Ridge is the westernmost ridge of the Allegheny Mountains in Pennsylvania. It is located primarily within the Laurel Highlands region of southwestern Pennsylvania, extending into northern West Virginia.

                                               

Forbes State Forest

Forbes State Forest is a Pennsylvania state forest in Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry District #4. The main offices are located in Laughlintown in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in the United States. Mount Davis, the highest peak in Pennsylvan ...

                                               

Kentuck Knob

Kentuck Knob, also known as the Hagan House, is a residence designed by the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright in rural Stewart Township near the village of Chalk Hill, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA, 45 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. It wa ...

                                               

Laurel Hill (Pennsylvania)

Laurel Hill, also known as Laurel Ridge or Laurel Mountain, is a 70-mile-long mountain in Pennsylvanias Allegheny Mountains. This ridge is flanked by Negro Mountain to its east and Chestnut Ridge to its west. The mountain is home to six state par ...

                                               

Negro Mountain

Negro Mountain is a long ridge of the Allegheny Mountains, stretching 30-mile from Deep Creek Lake in Maryland, north to the Casselman River in Pennsylvania, United States. The summit, Mount Davis, is the highest point in Pennsylvania. Negro Moun ...