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Ardgarth Hill (NO 277372, 320m)

Gaelic aird garadh, “high place of the copse”
Location: main ridge, west central
Neighbours: Lundie Craigs (N), Smithton Hill (S)
Summit: moorland
Notes: above Ardgarth farm

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Lundie Craigs from Ardgarth Hill
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Lundie Craigs from Ardgarth Hill
Auchtertyre Hill and Lundie Craigs from Smithton Hill
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Ardgarth Hill with Lundie Craigs in the background, from Smithton Hill
Smithton Knowe, Smithton Hill, Adrgarth Hill, from Palmer Wood
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Smithton Knowe (left, flat area with trees), Smithton Hill (centre), Adrgarth Hill (right), from Palmer Wood

Ark Hill (NO 357426, 339m)

English ark, meaning “chest”, supposedly from its shape
Location: Denoon/Ogilvie
Neighbours: Carlunie Hill (NE), Unnamed Point 328 (S)
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Summit: moorland; extensive windfarm around summit

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Balkello Hill and Auchterhouse Hill from Ark Hill
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Summit of Ark Hill, looking towards Balkello Hill (left of centre) and Auchterhouse Hill (right of centre, wooded); Unnamed Point 328 is in the middle distance at the end of the ridge, and Unnamed Point 377 is in the middle distance, right of frame
Kinpurney Hill from Carlunie Hill
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The tower on Kinpurney Hill framed by the Ark Hill wind farm
Ark Hill above Denoon Glen from Unnamed Point 328
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Ark Hill above Denoon Glen from Unnamed Point 328
Head of Denoon Glen from Back Drum
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Ark Hill (with windfarm), Craigowl (with masts) and Auchterhouse Hill (wooded) surround the head of Denoon Glen

Auchterhouse Hill (NO 354397, 424m)

Gaelic uachdar, “high ground” + -us, “place”
Location: main ridge, east central
Neighbours: Balkello Hill (SE), Scotston Hill (W), Unnamed Point 328 (NE), Unnamed Point 377 (NW)
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Summit: open woodland; hill fort
Notes: above Auchterhouse village

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Grampians and Strathmore from Auchterhouse Hill
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Summit of Auchterhouse Hill, looking across Strathmore to the Grampians
Craigowl and Auchterhouse Hill from Scotston Hill
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Auchterhouse Hill from Scotston Hill, Craigowl in the background
Auchterhouse Hill from the head of Glen Ogilvie
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Auchterhouse Hill from the head of Glen Ogilvie

Auchtertyre Hill (NO 293398, 278m)

Gaelic uachdar tir, “high land”
Location: main ridge, west central
Neighbours: Newtyle Hill (E), Donald’s Brae (S)
Summit: heather and gorse
Notes: above Auchtertyre farm

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Kinpurney Hill and Henderston Hill seen over Newtyle Hill from Auchtertyre Hill
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View from Auchtertyre Hill over Newtyle Hill to Kinpurney Hill and Henderston Hill
Newtyle from Auchtertyre Hill
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Newtyle village from Auchtertyre Hill
Auchtertyre Hill from Newtyle Hill
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Auchtertyre Hill from Newtyle Hill

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