Criffel


Criffel
Criffel

Criffel from Crosby, Cumbria
Elevation 570 m (1,870 ft)
Prominence 488 m (1,601 ft)
Listing Marilyn
Location
Location Dumfries and Galloway,  Scotland
Range Southern Uplands
Topo map OS Landranger 84
OS grid NX957618

Criffel is a hill in southern Galloway, Scotland. It is 570 metres high but appears higher because of its great isolation and high relative height — it is the eighth most prominent hill in Southern Scotland. It is a prominent feature in many of the views from the northern Lake District on a clear day. It is surrounded by a host of satellites, including Long Fell, Maidenpap and Bainloch Hill.

Trig point and Douglas's Cairn, Criffel

See also

Coordinates: 54°56′24″N 3°37′47″W / 54.93992°N 3.62961°W / 54.93992; -3.62961



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