Of Ardrossan and 354 m.
The Campsie, Kilpatrick and Dumbarton hills, the high ground from Greenock to Ardrossan, and the Carleton Hills in East Lothian are examples of the plateaus, while Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh and the Binn of Burntisland illustrate the puys.
Its share of the Irish and coasting trade likewise accounts for the position of Ardrossan in the same section.
At several of the ports on the lower firth, as at Ardrossan and Fairlie, famous for its yachts, the industry is also carried on.
There is daily winter communication with Brodick and Lamlash by steamer from Ardrossan, and in summer by many steamers which call not only at these piers, but at Corrie,Whiting Bay and Loch Ranza.