Beinn Mhòr (South Uist)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the mountain on South Uist. For other similarly named mountains, see Ben More (disambiguation).
Beinn Mhòr or Geitaval
South Uist Beinn Mhor.jpg
The narrow summit ridge just below the top, June 2004
Elevation 620 m (2,030 ft)
Prominence 620 m (2,030 ft)
Listing Graham, Marilyn
Translation Big mountain (Gaelic)
Pronunciation Scottish Gaelic: [peiɲ ˈvoːɾ]
Location
Beinn Mhòr or Geitaval is located in Outer Hebrides
Beinn Mhòr or Geitaval
Beinn Mhòr or Geitaval
South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
OS grid NF809310
Coordinates 57°15′30″N 7°17′42″W / 57.25845°N 7.29491°W / 57.25845; -7.29491Coordinates: 57°15′30″N 7°17′42″W / 57.25845°N 7.29491°W / 57.25845; -7.29491

Beinn Mhòr is a mountain on the island of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. With a height of 620 metres (2,034 ft), it is the highest point on the island. The name Beinn Mhòr is Gaelic for "big mountain".