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Beinn Eighe at dawn

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Beinn Eighe at dawn
Wester Ross - Torridon, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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About the photo:

Loch Bharranch reflects the heights of Beinn Eighe as the first light of day illuminates Glen Torridon, Wester Ross. Beinn Eighe is part of the first nature reserve in Britain. There are several trails up the steep slopes on this, the southern flank of Beinn Eighe, and other, more gradual ascents, on the eastern flank, by Kinlochewe.

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