List of Marilyns in Scotland

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The full list of the 1218 Marilyns in Scotland is divided geographically into four pages. Included in this are the list of the 221 Corbetts and the list of the 223 Grahams.

Marilyns are hills in the British Isles with relative height of at least 150 metres (492 ft) irrespective of absolute height. The list was compiled by Alan Dawson and published in The Relative Hills of Britain.[1]

Corbetts are Scottish mountains that are 2500–3000 ft (762.0–914.4 m) high with a relative height of 500 feet (152.4 m). The list was compiled in the 1920s by John Rooke Corbett, a Bristol-based climber and SMC member, and was published posthumously after it was passed to the SMC by his sister.[2] (A metric definition requiring 150 m of relative height is sometimes used; use of the broader metric definition does not result in any additional summits being included.)

Grahams are Scottish mountains that are 2000–2500 ft (609.6–762.0m) high with a relative height of 150 metres (492 ft). The list of hills fitting these criteria was first published by Alan Dawson in The Relative Hills of Britain under the provisional name Elsies (LCs, short for Lesser Corbetts).[1] They were later named Grahams after the late Fiona Torbet (née Graham) who had compiled a similar list around the same time.[3]

List Munros Corbetts Grahams Other
Marilyns
Total
Marilyns
Southern Highlands 121 100 93 144 458
Northern Highlands 78 103 1 84 127 391
Islands 5 11 25 187 2 228
Lowlands 0 7 22 114 143
All Scotland 203 221 223 571 1218

Notes[edit]

^1 Buidhe Bheinn (NG963090) replaced Sgurr a' Bhac Chaolais as a Marilyn and a Corbett following a survey in October 2012 that showed it to be 0.3 metres higher.

^2 Five small inshore islands are duplicated between the islands list and the mainland lists.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dawson, Alan (1992). The Relative Hills of Britain. Milnthorpe: Cicerone Press. ISBN 1-85284-068-4. 
  2. ^ Bearhop, D.A. (1997). Munro's Tables. Scottish Mountaineering Club & Trust. ISBN 0-907521-53-3. 
  3. ^ Dawson, Alan (1999). The Grahams and the New Donalds. Cambuskenneth, Stirling: TACit Press. ISBN 0-9534376-0-4.