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Quiraing photograph by Roman Alexeev (Earthman) Scotland

Quiraing
a beautiful photograph by

Roman Alexeev (Earthman)

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Country : Scotland
Area : Quiraing

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It's Isle of Skye, this particular place is called "Quiraing". Isle of Skye is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. This is a handheld panorama of Quiraing taken with a small Fuji x100t during hiking.



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Quiraing

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quiraing

The Quiraing (in Gaelic: A' Chuith-Raing) is a landslip on the eastern face of Meall na Suiramach, the northernmost summit of the Trotternish on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. The whole of the Trotternish Ridge escarpment was formed by a great series of landslips; the Quiraing is the only part of the slip still moving—the road at its base, near Flodigarry, requires repairs each year.

Parts of the distinctive landscape have earned particular names. The Needle is a jagged 120-foot (37 m) high landmark pinnacle, a remnant of landslipping. Northwest of it is The Table, a flat grassy area slipped down from the summit plateau, with vistas of the Torridon Hills and the mountains of Wester Ross. Southwest is the Prison, a pyramidal rocky peak which can look like a medieval keep when viewed from the right angle - the ascent of this is an airy scramble.