21-arched Glenfinnan Viaduct in West Highlands.

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Central Highlands

From the sub-Arctic plateau of the Cairngorms to the hills of Highland Perthshire and the rocky peaks of Glen Coe, the central mountain ranges of the Scottish Highlands are testimony to the sculpting power of ice and weather. Here the landscape is at its grandest, with soaring hills of rock and heather bounded by wooded glens and waterfalls.


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Wide angle view of the east coast of the United Kingdom from the triangulation pillar on Duncansby Head beside John o'Groats in Scotland.


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