Achateny

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Achateny
Minor road to Branault - geograph.org.uk - 104648.jpg
Near Achateny
Achateny is located in Lochaber
Achateny
Achateny
Achateny shown within the Lochaber area
OS grid reference NM520700
Council area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district PH36 4
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56°45′20″N 6°02′42″W / 56.755556°N 6.045000°W / 56.755556; -6.045000Coordinates: 56°45′20″N 6°02′42″W / 56.755556°N 6.045000°W / 56.755556; -6.045000

Achateny (Scottish Gaelic: Ach/Achadh an Teine) is a hamlet in Argyll on Ardnamurchan in the Scottish Highlands. It is in the Scottish council area of the Highland, near Branault, along a country lane off the B8007 road several hundred metres from the coast.[1] To the east lies the village of Kilmory.

Trees in the area include typical highland birch wood, oaks and rowans and a damp rocky and mossy substrate supporting ferns. Shell sand is also present Achateny with sand dunes. The low-lying land to the west of Achateny is bog.[2] The hamlet contains nothing more than a few scattered dwellings including a white cottage named "Caalmojo".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Microsoft; Nokia (26 February 2017). "Achateny" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  2. ^ The Glasgow naturalist, Volume 20, Parts 1-5. Andersonian Naturalists of Glasgow, Natural History Society of Glasgow. 1980. pp. 314–18.