The land border Alberto The land border of Scotland are: Sud: England East: North Sea West: Atlantic Ocean and the North Channel
The Islands Scotland has some 790 islands, most of which are located off the northern and western coast of the country. The northern and western islands of Scotland can be found in three main groups: Shetland, Orkney and the Hebrides which can be divided into the Inner Hebrides and the Outer Hebrides. Shetland and Orkney, together with Fair Isle and Stroma are referred to as the Northern Isles. Lewis and Harris is the largest island surrounding Scotland.
The River The ten main rivers of Scotland, in order of length, are: River Tay 193 km River Spey 172 km River Clyde 171 km River Tweed 156 km River Dee 137 km River Don 132 km River Forth 105 km River Findhorn 101 km River Deveron 98 km River Annan 79 km
The Mountains Three main geographical and geological areas are: from north to the south, the generally montainous Highlands,the Lowlands of the central belt,and the hilly southern Uplands. The Scottish Highlands in the north are the most remote and least populated part of the country. Here is Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in Britain.
The Lochs The ten lochs in Scotland are: Loch Lomond 71.1 km2 Loch Ness 56.4 km2Loch Ness Loch Awe 38.5 km2 Loch Maree 28.6 km2 Loch Morar 26.7 km2 Loch Tay 26.4 km2 Loch Shin 22.5 km2 Loch Shiel 19.6 km2 Loch Rannoch 19.1 km2 Loch Ericht 18.7 km2
Loch Ness Loch Ness is a large, freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands extending for approximately 37 km in the southwest of Inverness. Loch Ness is best known loch for the Loch Ness Monster, also known affectionately as "Nessie". Loch Ness is the second largest Scottish loch after Loch Lomond. It contains more fresh water than all the lakes in England and Wales combined.
The population alberto The majority of the Scottish population resides in the Central Belt, which contains three of the five main cities. Edimburgh Glasgow Aberdeen Dundee Inverness. The rural population lives in the lowlands and the highlands scattered in small communities.
The Climate The climate of Scotland is temperate and very changeable, but rarely extreme. Scotland is warmed by the North Atlantic Drift and given the northerly location of the country, experiences much milder conditions than areas on similar latitudes.
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