Great Glen


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Great Glen

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Glen More,

valley, 60 mi (97 km) long, Highland, N central Scotland, extending from Moray Firth SW to Loch Linnhe. It was formed by a fault in the earth's surface. Loch Ness, Loch Oich, and Loch Lochy, glacial lakes located on the fault line, extend hundreds of feet below sea level. The Caledonian CanalCaledonian Canal,
waterway, c.60 mi (100 km) long, cutting across Highland, N Scotland, from Moray Firth to Loch Linnhe by way of the Great Glen. It was built in two phases (1803–22 and 1843–47; opened 1822) to save shallow-draft vessels the circuitous route around N
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 traverses Great Glen.

Great Glen

the. a fault valley across the whole of Scotland, extending southwest from the Moray Firth in the east to Loch Linnhe and containing Loch Ness and Loch Lochy
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Alistair McLeod, who is in charge of the Great Glen Way project, admitted Dr Rines' permission was essential if the walk was to go ahead on the planned route.
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AT THE start of the evening, David Gray told the audience he would be "traversing the plateau of new music" before entering the "great glen" of his older material.