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Old 04-18-2019, 02:03 PM   #1
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Scotland

We know about Limey's islands, and history talks about the highlands and lowlands, Nessie, Kelpies and Vikings.
But what is not common knowledge if you haven't been there is that northern Scotland is bumpy, very bumpy.

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Old 04-18-2019, 02:51 PM   #2
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Plenty of ancient volcanic activity and lots of moraines.
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Old 04-18-2019, 03:06 PM   #3
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Thatís why itís called the Highlands.



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It must have been hot enough to keep the glaciers away.

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Old 04-18-2019, 11:44 PM   #8
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Thatís why itís called the Highlands.
Yes but it could also be a high rolling plain and not so bumpy.
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Plenty of ancient volcanic activity and lots of moraines.
I read it was ice carved?
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Old 04-19-2019, 04:54 AM   #10
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I read it was ice carved?
Yes. Volcanoes carved by glaciers leaving the moraines. Volcanic plugs abound.
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Old 04-19-2019, 12:12 PM   #11
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