Geology

Ben Lomond is located on the territory of the Ben Lomond National Memorial Park and the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. It is 3,196 ft high and is the most Southern of the Scottish Munros. Ben Lomond is a distinctive mountain in the Scottish Highlands and is visible on a clear day Ben Lomond from higher ground around Glasgow, from the Campsies to Springburn.Ben Lomond’s summit appears conical from the direction of the Arrochar Alps. There are two parallel south ridges – Sron Aonaich and Ptarmigan ridge to the east and to the west respectively. The geology of Ben Lomond is dominated by mica schist, quartzite, granite and diorite. The mountain itself lies on the Scottish watershed, separating the river systems of the West and East of Scotland.
The Arrochar Alps from Ptarmigan, Ben Lomond.

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