Meall Fuar-mhonaidh in autumn
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Meall Fuar-mhonaidh in autumn

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The view from part way up Meall Fuar-mhonaidh, near Loch Ness, Scotland. This part of the hill is covered with grass tufts in their orange-brown autumn colours. Meall Fuar-mhonaidh is the most prominent summit around Loch Ness, with the summit having a height of 699 metres above sea level.

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A: Meall Fuar-mhonaidh minor summit

de Dave Kennard, la distanta de 610 metri

A minor summit of Meall Fuar-mhonaidh, near Loch Ness, Scotland. There are a number of minor summits ...

Meall Fuar-mhonaidh minor summit

B: Minor summit of Meall Fuar-mhonaidh

de Dave Kennard, la distanta de 800 metri

A minor summit of Meall Fuar-mhonaidh, near Loch Ness, Scotland. The minor summit is topped with a ca...

Minor summit of Meall Fuar-mhonaidh

C: Meall Fuar-mhonaidh summit

de Dave Kennard, la distanta de 920 metri

Looking out from the top of Meall Fuar-mhonaidh, near Loch Ness, Scotland. At a height of 699 metres ...

Meall Fuar-mhonaidh summit

D: Path up Meall Fuar-mhonaidh

de Dave Kennard, la 1.9 km distanta

The path going through the heather part way up Meall Fuar-mhonaidh, near Loch Ness, Scotland. Birch t...

Path up Meall Fuar-mhonaidh

E: Stream through woodland in autumn

de Dave Kennard, la 2.1 km distanta

A stream through the woods near the bottom of Meall Fuar-mhonaidh, Loch Ness, Scotland. The woodland ...

Stream through woodland in autumn

F: Woodland near foot of Meall Fuar-mhonaidh in autumn

de Dave Kennard, la 2.2 km distanta

Birch and Hazel woodland in autumn near the foot of Meall Fuar-mhonaidh, Scotland. Meall Fuar-mhonaid...

Woodland near foot of Meall Fuar-mhonaidh in autumn

G: Autumn Woodland near Loch Ness

de Dave Kennard, la 2.9 km distanta

A track through the woods in autumn near Grotaig, Loch Ness, Scotland. The woodland is comprised most...

Autumn Woodland near Loch Ness

H: Foyers Scotland

de Volker Uhl, la 4.1 km distanta

Foyers Scotland

I: Urquhart Castle Scotland Doocot

de Andy Brownlie, la 8.7 km distanta

Urquhart Castle situated on the banks of Loch Ness. A medieval castle looked after by Historic Scotla...

Urquhart Castle Scotland Doocot

J: Urquhart Castle Scotland Trebuchet

de Andy Brownlie, la 8.8 km distanta

Urquhart Castle situated on the banks of Loch Ness. A medievil castle looked after by Historic Scotla...

Urquhart Castle Scotland Trebuchet

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