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Morven,Maiden Pap,Scaraben
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Morven,Maiden Pap,Scaraben

Looking out across Scapa Flow from Kirkwall,on a clear day you will notice 'mountains?'on the Scottish mainland . This was taken from the Holm Road, Kirkwall. I was told that they are Morven, Maiden Pap and Scarben, all around 50 miles distant as the crow flies.
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Picture added on 02 January 2008
Scanning the horizon from left to right: Scaraben, Maiden Pap, Smean (and just hidden by the chimney lies Carn Mor) then Morven, Small Mount and finally Cnoc an Eireannaich - locally known, as one can guess from its Gaelic name, as 'The Irishman'.
Views from Morven at 2,313' (highest point in Caithness) especially on a crisp, clear winter or spring morning encompass a surprising amount of Orkney, besides across the Moray Firth to the Cairngorms beyond. Well worth a detour off the A9 and a bit of a hike if well equipped.
Added by David Dawson on 05 January 2008
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