GLACIATION IMAGES 3 - NEAR AVIEMORE

Here you will find images of the Highland glaciated landscape of Scotland. These images were taken along the A9 near Kingussie on the western edge of the Cairngorm mountains.Click on the thumbnail images for larger image files that will appear in a new window.

Barren wasteland
Monadhliath Mountains.
Poor drainage
The valley floors are poorly drained.
 Terminal Moraine
Here the valley floor is uneven due to deposition.
Valley used for transport
Electricity transmission and road traffic use the valleys.
Railway
Railway follows the valley floor.
Rail in valley
Rail track lain on glaciated moraine.
Moraine
Uneven valley floor caused by glacial deposition.
Misfit stream
Misfit stream within large glaciated valley.
 
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