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OS Wallpaper Download: November 2022

OS Team • • Nov 09, 2022 • 3 minutes

OS Wallpaper Download: November 2022 - Glenfinnan from the Viaduct, Highlands by Clive Nicholson

The Glenfinnan Viaduct was built in 1901 to connect Fort William and Mallaig by rail and features in a number of films, most notably the Harry Potter series. Clive Nicholson captured this view of Loch Shiel while crossing it.

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Originally set up to support the crucial fishing industries, the line is still in use by passenger trains operating between Glasgow Queen Street and Mallaig. In the summer, West Coast Railways operates The Jacobite steam train along the line, which is popular with tourists, both to ride and watch.

Around Loch Shiel you'll find a number of Corbetts1 including including Beinn Resipol, Sgùrr Ghiubhsachain, Sgorr Craobh a' Chaorainnh and Beinn Odhar Bheag. The area is home to a number of rare birds as well as otters.

A view of the viaduct and The Jacobite steam train

1: Corbetts are Scottish mountains that are between 2,500–3,000 feet (762–914 m) in height with a prominence over 500 feet (152m) from their surrounds. You can find them all on OS Maps as a Places set.

Image © Copyright Clive Nicholson and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

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