Beinn a' Chaolais

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Beinn a'Chaolais
Beinn a'chaolais.jpg
Beinn a' Chaolais from the south eastern slope of Beinn Shiantaidh
Highest point
Elevation 733 m (2,405 ft)
Prominence 359 m (1,178 ft)
Parent peak Beinn an Òir
Listing Marilyn, Graham
Naming
Translation mountain of the sound/strait (Gaelic)
Geography
Location Jura, Scotland
OS grid NR488734
Topo map OS Landrangers 60, 61

Beinn a' Chaolais (Gaelic: mountain of the sound or strait) is the lowest peak of the Paps of Jura on the island of Jura, Scotland. It stands at 733 metres above sea level, and with over 300 metres of relative height is therefore a Graham.

Coordinates: 55°53′17″N 6°01′08″W / 55.88802°N 6.01879°W / 55.88802; -6.01879