Dùn da Ghaoithe

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Dùn da Ghaoithe
Southern ridge of Dun da Ghaoithe.jpg
Highest point
Elevation766 m (2,513 ft)
Prominence659 m (2,162 ft)
Parent peakBen More (Mull)
ListingCorbett, Marilyn
Coordinates56°27′38″N 5°46′47″W / 56.46056°N 5.77972°W / 56.46056; -5.77972Coordinates: 56°27′38″N 5°46′47″W / 56.46056°N 5.77972°W / 56.46056; -5.77972
Naming
PronunciationScottish Gaelic: [ˈt̪uːn ˈt̪aː ˈɣɤjə]
Geography
LocationArgyll and Bute, Scotland
OS gridNM672362
Topo mapOS Landranger 49

Dùn da Ghaoithe (Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Dà Ghaoithe, meaning "fort of the two winds") is the second highest mountain on the Isle of Mull, western Scotland, and the island's only Corbett.[1] It reaches 766 metres (2,513 ft) high, but "its long ridge and deep corries make it seem far higher".[2] It boasts sea views "in almost every direction",[2] and is the main mountain seen by visitors to the island on leaving the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry from Oban at Craignure.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Terry Marsh (2011). "Walk 2.14. Dùn da Ghaoithe". The Isle of Mull. British Hills Series. Cicerone Press. pp. 130–135. ISBN 978-1-85284-595-7.
  2. ^ a b Kirstie Shirra (2010). "39. Dun da Ghaoithe (766 m)". Scotland's Best Small Mountains. Cicerone Press. pp. 223–227. ISBN 978-1-85284-578-0.