Northwest Highlands

The Northwest Highlands are located in the northern third of that is separated from the Grampian Mountains by the . The region comprises Wester Ross, Assynt, and part of .

Notable Places in the Area

, sometimes spelt Càrn Eighe, is a mountain in the north of . Photo: Mick Knapton, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, sometimes known by its anglicised name of "Mam Soul", is a Munro situated in the secluded country on the northern side of Glen Affric, some 30 kilometres east of . Photo: Mick Knapton, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a mountain in the of . Photo: Andrew Smith, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Photo: Jim Barton, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Northwest Highlands

57.28° or 57° 16' 48" north
-5.1° or 5° 6' west
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 西北高地
  • Czech: Kaledonské hory
  • Czech: Northwest Highlands
  • Dutch: Northwest Highlands
  • Esperanto: Nordokcidenta Altaĵo de Skotlando
  • French: Northwest Highlands
  • German: Northwest Highlands
  • Hungarian: Északnyugati-felföld
  • Japanese: 北西ハイランド
  • Japanese: 北西高地地方
  • Polish: Góry Kaledońskie
  • Polish: Góry Północnoszkockie
  • Serbian: Kaledonske planine
  • Serbian: Каледонске планине
  • Ukrainian: Північно-західне Шотландське нагір'я
  • Western Panjabi: نارتھویسٹ ہائیلینڈز

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