Ben Nevis


Ben Nev·is

geographical name \ben-ˈne-vəs\

Definition of BEN NEVIS

mountain 4406 feet (1343 m) W Scotland in Grampian Hills; highest in Great Britain

Ben Nevis

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Highest mountain, British Isles. It is located in the Scottish Highlands; its summit, which reaches 4,406 ft (1,343 m), is a plateau of about 100 acres (40 hectares). Snow lies in some parts all year. It consists of a superstructure of volcanic rocks surmounting the ancient schists of the Highlands.

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