cairngorm


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cairngorm

a smoky yellow, grey, or brown variety of quartz, used as a gemstone

cairngorm

[′kern‚gȯrm]
(mineralogy)
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The Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team on an exercise, below, and during this week's rescue mission, right
CMRT leader Willie Anderson said: "They were climbing a ridge in the Cairngorms, managed that OK, but they had forgotten to take the map out of the car.
McGill will also help Cairngorm Capital advance its investment strategy throughout the UK.
I would widen my appeal to those who might be visiting the Cairngorms this weekend to contact the police immediately with any information which may assist the search teams.
The Living Mountain: A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland by Nan Shephard, Canongate, pb.
Northern Constabulary said a man and a woman who were airlifted from the Chalamain Gap area of the Cairngorms to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary earlier yesterday have since died.
Police search teams scouring the scene with the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team, the RAF and sniffer dogs found one of them - a man - who was airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Seeking a better solution, Cairngorms Outdoor Access Trust consulted Mar Lodge Estate to design and commission replacements for the old NTS huts.
Cairngorm helps in rapid completion of the Flex development project.
Executive member for sport, leisure and culture Coun Nigel Howells said: "We're looking forward to welcoming the Cairngorm reindeer and, of course, Santa, back to Cardiff this year.
RAF spokesman Michael Mulford said "reliable witnesses" reported seeing the aircraft heading south above The Ptarmigan restaurant at the top of the Cairngorm funicular railway, before hearing a loud bang.
The aircraft disappeared off the radar as it was crossing the Cairngorms, south-east of Glenmore Forest in the Scottish Highlands on Saturday morning, Northern Constabulary said.