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Geography of Scotland


The Geography of Scotland features rocky mountains and deep valleys. Tourists flock in huge numbers to Scotland to enjoy the scenic beauty of the country's landscape. Visitors mainly from United States, Europe and England come to Scotland for the purpose of touring.
Physical Features of Scotland
The country of Scotland lies on the northern half of the Great Britain. Scotland, known as the land of romance, is full ofchurches and old castles. The lakes in Scotland are absolutely beautiful, which enhances the ambiance of the country. The sea inlets perforates the Scotland coast. The long inlets of the sea are called sea lochs. These sea lochs are formed by cliffs, which refers to the fjords of Norway.

Scotland is surrounded by many islands like the Shetland Islands and Orkney Islands in the North. On the western side there are the Arran Islands and the Bute Islands. These physical features reflect a splendid grandeur on the geography of Scotland.

Highlands of Scotland
The highlands of Scotland are very beautiful. They include the rocky crests and glaciers are often encountered on the highlands. Glenmore is the name of a famous valley on the Scotland highlands. The Grampian Mountains lie on the southern part of the highlands, which is very famous. The length of the Central Lowlands of Scotland is about ninety miles.

Last Updated : July 08, 2014

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