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Grand Tours of Scotland's Lochs

In GRAND TOURS OF SCOTLAND'S LOCHS, historian Paul Murton explores a choice selection of lochs of the 31,000 that adorn Scotland. Traveling from the wilds of the west coast to the Grampian Mountains, Murton discovers the secrets of these iconic features of the Scottish landscape -- some deep enough in places to drown Britain's tallest building. As he crosses the country, he meets an engaging cast of characters who live along the shores of these great waterways, uncovering intriguing tales from the past and experiencing the glories and variety of the ever-changing scene.
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 12:00 PM
"A Rock and a Hard Place/ An Enchanted Land"
1.2 billion years ago, the far north of Sutherland in Scotland was struck by a meteorite. The wreckage of this cataclysmic event has been almost completely worn away by time, but the rocks in the landscape still bear some traces, which Paul picks through as he embarks on a grand tour from Lairg on Loch Shin to Lochinver and, finally, to the summit of Suilven - the sugarloaf mountain. He then explores some lochs close to Scotland's densely populated central belt. D
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