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New site tackles mountain names
Beinn Dearg. (Pic: Iain Maclean)
Beinn Dearg, near Ullapool, means the red hill
A new internet service is claiming that it will bring to an end arguments and confusion about how to pronounce Highland place names.

Hill walking website Walk Highlands said it can provide the correct pronunciation of more than 400 places.

It covers the names of Munros, glens and lochs.

As well as giving a pronunciation, the clip includes an explanation of what the Gaelic and also Norse-influenced names mean.

Walks covered include one at Rubha Hunish.

According to the website, rubha is Gaelic for headland and hunish Norse for headland of the bear cub.

Also included is Beinn Dearg - the red hill - near Ullapool.

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