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Rois-bheinn

Rois-bheinn
Elevation 882 m (2,894 ft)
Prominence 774 m (2,539 ft)Ranked 42nd in British Isles
Parent peak Gaor Bheinn
Listing Marilyn, Corbett
Translation ?? (Gaelic)
Pronunciation Scottish Gaelic: [rˠɔʃveɲ]
Location
Location Moidart, Scotland
OS grid Topo map OS Landranger 40

Rois-bheinn is the joint highest hill in the Scottish region of Moidart, a title it shares with its neighbour Beinn Odhar Bheag.

The mountain may be climbed by its west ridge from the small village of Roshven (a settlement that takes its name from a roughly phonetic spelling of Rois-bheinn's name), or from Inverailort to the north.

The Moidart peninsula is separated from the lands to its north by the deep pass of Loch Eilt, making Rois-bheinn one of the more prominent hills in the British Isles.

External links

  • Rois-bheinn on MunroMagic.com

Coordinates: 56°50′14″N 5°40′50″W / 56.83722°N 5.68056°W / 56.83722; -5.68056

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