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Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK (1341 m), lies just north-east of the road in Glen Nevis. The actual top of that mountain cannot be seen from this road: the photo shows two somewhat lower 'sub-peaks' (or: 'bulges') onn the south-west flank of the actual top, and they reach to about 900 m (I think; it is difficult to see on the map); behind these two 'sub-peaks' the mountain rises to its full height. The road where the photo is taken from is perhaps 50 m above sea-level.
A rift in Ben Nevis, on the first photo near the top-left corner (if I remeber correctly).
The name of this cleft is Five Finger Gully and it is a notorious deathtrap on Ben Nevis [thanks to Bob Pert (firstname.lastname@example.org) for this info].
The river Nevis, somewhat further down the road into Glen Nevis.
This map (17 kb) shows with a red square where these three photos were taken; dates: 15 September 1996.
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