Southwest Scotland

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointMerrick (843 m/2766 ft)
CountriesUnited Kingdom
Area9,997 sq km / 3,860 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent159 km / 99 mi North-South
152 km / 95 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long55° 18' N; 4° 13' W
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Map of Southwest Scotland
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Southwest Scotland.
Southern Scotland-Isle of ManLevel 4 (Parent)
         Central Scotland-Highland FaultLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Firth of Forth-English BorderLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southwest ScotlandLevel 5
         Isle of ManLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Southwest Scotland

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
3.Carlin's Cairn8072648 
4.Cairnsmore of Carsphairn7972615 
5.Kirriereoch Hill7872582 
6.Shalloch on Minnoch7752543 
7.Meikle Millyea7492457 
9.Green Lowther7322402 
10.Lowther Hill7252379 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Southwest Scotland

Colt Hill
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Andy Goldsworthy Arch on Colt Hill (2020-08-29). Photo by James Stone.
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