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Scottish hill and mountain names

the origin and meaning of the names of Scotland"s hills and mountains

by Peter Drummond

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Published by Scottish Mountaineering Trust, Distributed by Cordee in [Glasgow], Leicester .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Scotland.,
    • Scots language -- Etymology -- Names.,
    • Scotland -- History, Local.,
    • Mountains -- Scotland.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-197) and index.

      StatementPeter Drummond ; with assistance from Donald William Stewart ; and drawings by John Mitchell.
      ContributionsStewart, Donald William.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA869 .D78 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 214 p. :
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1302751M
      ISBN 100907521304
      LC Control Number92168960

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Author:Drummond, Peter. Publisher:Scottish Mountaineering Trust. Each month we recycle over million books, saving o tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. All of our paper waste is recycled and turned into corrugated cardboard.

This book tells the fascinating story of Scotland's hill and mountain names. Thoroughly researched, it translates and explains names from the languages spoken by /5.

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Scottish Hill and Mountain Names: The Origin and Meaning of the Names of Scotland's Hills and Mountains Peter Drummond, Donald William Stewart Scottish Mountaineering Trust, Jan 1, - Mountains - pages. Published in by the Scottish Mountaineering Trust, Scottish Hill Names: Their Origin and Meaning is the 2nd edition of Peter Drummond's comprehensive work, which first appeared in as Scottish Hill and Mountain a day spent climbing Sgùrr nan Gillean on Skye or Merrick in the Southern Uplands, you may well be wondering about the meaning of the name of the summits you.

Scottish Hill Names by Peter Drummond,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This is a thoroughly researched, completely revised and expanded second edition which builds on the success of its predecessor - "Scottish Hill and Mountain Names".

Many new names are detailed, including a significant increase in the coverage of Borders hill names and old forms of many hill names from 17th and 18th century maps brought to bear.

Published in by the Scottish Mountaineering Trust, Scottish Hill Names: Their Origin and Meaning is the 2nd edition of Peter Drummond's comprehensive work, which first appeared in as Scottish Hill and Mountain s: 4.

If you want to hike in Scotland, you need to learn some basic Gaelic words so you can read a map. The maps of Scotland published by the UK’s Ordnance Survey are full of Gaelic place names like Lairg Ghru, Beinn Bhreas, and Monadh translated, these names can give you important clues about the terrain you are likely to encounter and how to match what you are seeing in the landscape to.

Peter Drummond has an MSc by Research from Edinburgh University on the hill-names of southern Scotland, and a PhD on place-names in the upper Kelvin basin from Glasgow University.

He is the author of Place-Names of the Monklands () and Scottish Hill Names (), and co-author of Pentland Place-Names (). Scottish hills between ftft in height and with a drop of m on all sides.

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Profits from our guidebooks go to the Scottish Mountaineering Trust which is a Scottish-registered charity. Pronunciation of Scottish Mountains The following is a list of Scottish mountains with their pronunciations, this is to help hillwalkers who don’t have a good understanding of the Gaelic language.

Please excuse any mistakes and feel free to notify me of corrections and additions. Probably the most significant guidebook to Scottish hillwalking in recent times, this handsomely illustrated book from The Scottish Mountaineering Club describes the recommended routes on the Grahams and the Donalds: the mountains in Scotland between 2,ft and 2,ft.

Read our full review. Munros. The list of distinct Scottish peaks of ft (m) and over, of "sufficient separation" from their neighbouring peaks. The list that was originally drawn up by Sir H.T. Munro in the Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal in was unfinished at the time of his death. Scottish hill and mountain names.

[Glasgow]: Scottish Mountaineering Trust ; Leicester: Distributed by Cordee, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Peter Drummond; Donald William Stewart.

Home» Hill lists» Munros» Map of Munros. Map of Munros and other peaks Interactive map showing mountains in Scotland Map of Munros, Corbetts, Donalds and Grahams and other mountains in Scotland, with links to routes and more information.

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