Dùn da Ghaoithe

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Dùn da Ghaoithe
Southern ridge of Dun da Ghaoithe.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 766 m (2,513 ft)
Prominence 659 m (2,162 ft)
Parent peak Ben More (Mull)
Listing Corbett, Marilyn
Coordinates 56°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
Geography
Location Argyll and Bute, Scotland
OS grid NM672362
Topo map OS Landranger 49

Dùn da Ghaoithe (Gaelic, 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.