Cairn Mon Earn facts for kids
Cairn Mon Earn (OS: Cairn-mon-earn) lies within the Durris Forest, in the Mounth region of the Grampian Mountains. It forms the backdrop to Netherley and is visible from coastal hills such as Kempstone Hill and Megray Hill.
With a height of 378 metres (1,240 ft) and a drop of 150 metres (490 ft), Cairn Mon Earn is listed as a Marilyn. There is a trig point and several telecommunication masts at the summit.
Roman legions marched from Raedykes to Normandykes Roman Camp, somewhat east of Cairn Mon Earn as they sought higher ground evading the bogs of Red Moss and other low-lying mosses including the Burn of Muchalls. That march used the Elsick Mounth, an ancient trackway crossing the Mounth of the Grampian Mountains, lying westerly of Netherley.
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