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Loch Coulin and Sgurr Dubh

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Loch Coulin and Sgurr Dubh
Wester Ross - Torridon, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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About the photo:

Sgurr Dubh rises over Loch Coulin and Loch Clair, on the southern side of Glen Torridon - one of the most stunningly beautiful areas of the Highlands. This view is from the trail along the eastern shore of the lochs that departs from a parking area opposite the entrance to the Coulin Estate, on the A896.

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