Morven seen from the northeast
|Elevation||706 m (2,316 ft)|
|Listing||Graham, Marilyn, County top (Caithness)|
|English translation||Big mountain|
|Language of name||Gaelic|
|Topo map||OS Landranger 17|
Morven (Scottish Gaelic: A' Mhòr Bheinn) is a mountain in Caithness, in the Highland Region of Scotland. The hill is classed as a Graham and, at 706 metres, its summit is the highest point in the county of Caithness.
Caithness is generally quite low lying. Morven's relative height and conical appearance makes it a prominent feature of the landscape as seen from many different places in the county. It is among the most prominent of the mountains that can be seen across the Moray Firth from the area surrounding Buckie on clear days. Indeed, a street in the seaside village of Findochty is named Morven Crescent due to its view of the mountain Morven. Buckpool Golf Club's 5th hole is named Morven and Morven View is a not uncommon house name for properties in the Buckie area with a view over the Moray Firth.
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