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Wednesday, 23 October, 2002, 22:02 GMT 23:02 UK
In pictures: The centre of Scotland
The geographic centre of Scotland is on a hillside near the northern tip of Loch Garry.

When BBC News Online visited, civil engineers were replacing a rail bridge just 250 metres from Scotland's exact centre.

Northern tip of Loch Garry
The northern tip of Loch Garry, just three kilometres from the heart of Scotland
Construction workers and a brook, both within 250 metres of Scotland's centre
As construction goes ahead, a nearby brook provides some tranquility
A9 and rail line at the centre of Scotland
The A9 and Perth-Inverness rail line thunder past the significant site
Ordnance Survey mapping  Crown copyright. All rights reserved: Media 523/02
An Ordnance Survey map of the area
Author stands at centre of Scotland, checking the GPS
A global positioning system helps pinpoint the location
Dalnaspidal hunting estate
Dalnaspidal hunting estate is set dramatically at Loch Garry's northern tip
BBC News Online's series of the exact centre of Great Britain and all the home nations

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23 Oct 02 | Scotland
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