Pentland Hills
geographical name hills S Scotland; highest peak Scald Law 1898 feet (578 meters)

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  • Pentland-Hills — (spr. Pentländ Hills), Gebirge in den schottischen Grafschaften Peebles u. Edinburg; bis zu 1700 F. hoch, hat fette Weiden; zeigt Spuren vulkanischen Ursprungs …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pentland Hills — Pentland Hills, Gebirgszug in Südschottland, erstreckt sich vom obern Clyde bis gegen Edinburg und erreicht im Scald Law 578 m Höhe. Er ist teilweise vulkanischen Ursprungs und hat fette Weiden …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pentland Hills — (spr. pénntländ), Gebirgszug im südl. Schottland, 26 km lg., im Scald Law 578 m hoch …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pentland Hills — The Pentland Hills are a range of hills to the south west of Edinburgh, Scotland. The range is around 20 miles in length, and runs south west from Edinburgh towards Biggar and the upper Clyde Valley.Some of the peaks include: * Scald Law (579 m)… …   Wikipedia

  • Pentland Hills — Sp Peñtlando kalvos Ap Pentland Hills L Jungtinėje Karalystėje (Škotijoje) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Pentland — may refer to: Places In Scotland: *Pentland Firth, a strait between Orkney and Caithness in the far north *Pentland Skerries, a group of islands lying in the Pentland Firth *Pentland Hills, a range just south of Edinburgh in the south east **… …   Wikipedia

  • Pentland —    PENTLAND, a small village, in the parish of Lasswade, county of Edinburgh, 2 miles (W.) from the village of Lasswade. This place, which is in the Pentland district of the parish, on the borders of Liberton, is chiefly the property of Mrs.… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Hills in Edinburgh — Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland is traditionally said to have been built on Seven Hills , presumably in an attempt to liken the city with other cities supposedly built on seven hills such as Rome and Lisbon. There is considerable room for… …   Wikipedia

  • Pentland Firth — The Pentland Firth (Scottish Gaelic: An Caol Arcach , meaning the Orcadian Strait), which is actually more of a strait than a firth, separates the Orkney Islands from Caithness in the north of Scotland. The name is presumed to be a corruption of… …   Wikipedia

  • Mountains and hills of Scotland — Scotland is the most mountainous country in the United Kingdom. The area north and west of the Highland Boundary Fault is known as the Highlands, and contains the country s main mountain ranges. Scotland s mountain ranges, in a rough north to… …   Wikipedia

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