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Factors island loch katrine

By craggwildlifephotography  

Factor's Island, Loch Katrine. In the course of his long-running dispute with the Duke of Montrose, the well-known historical figure Rob Roy once imprisoned the Duke's factor (who acted as agent and rent collector) on this island, also known as Eilean Dharag. The stone wall was added to protect the island when the water level in Loch Katrine was raised in connection with its use as a water supply for Glasgow, which it has been since 1859. 'Katrine' derives from the Gaelic 'cateran', meaning a Highland robber.

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JuBarney Plus
10 33 5 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2017 5:03PM
A really lovely loch-scape which looks rather cold and wintery.
Ju
Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2017 5:17PM
Lots of good information and a good close up presumably from a sail on Loch Katrine.
Very well presented as always.
KateGrin
Spkr51 5 United States
25 Feb 2017 5:18PM
Well presented , beautiful image ***** SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
25 Feb 2017 5:27PM
Super shot top presentation
David 😎
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
25 Feb 2017 6:04PM
An excellent composition and capture David.
ade123 8 285 1 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2017 6:09PM
A lovely image David. Superb composition

Ade
26 Feb 2017 10:12PM
A stunning capture, David.
Fred
Bantu 7 7 1 India
27 Feb 2017 6:48AM
Very beautiful scene and capture David.

Vikram
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2017 11:48AM
So lovely... must have been an amazing place to visit...
Isabel GrinGrin

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