NN4638 : Sgiath Bhuidhe ('yellow wing')

taken 7 years ago, near to Kenknock, Stirling, Great Britain

Sgiath Bhuidhe ('yellow wing')
Sgiath Bhuidhe ('yellow wing')
The use of the Gaelic word sgiath in Perthshire hill names is said to indicate a place of shelter, like the crook of a wing, and usually indicates a place sheltered from the prevailing westerly winds.

The yellow presumably refers to the colour of the vegetation, hidden under a blanket of snow today.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 March, 2014   (more nearby)
Saturday, 1 March, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Air, Sky, Weather 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 4656 3890 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:31.0222N 4:29.7285W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 4659 3884
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Snow  Snowy Mountainside  Snowy Mountains  Cairn 

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