Carnethy Hill facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCarnethy Hill
Carnethy Hill from the path down Scald Law
|Elevation||573 m (1,880 ft)|
|Prominence||c. 140 m (459 ft)|
|Parent range||Pentland Hills|
|Topo map||OS Landranger 66|
It lends its name to the Carnethy 5 hill race held annually since 1971, and the Carnethy Hill Running Club. Loganlea Reservoir lies on the Northwest flank of the hill.
Carnethy is probably etymologically a Cumbric name. The main suggestion in past scholarship is that it is cognate with Welsh carneddau, 'cairns'.
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