How to use Nevis in a sentence
Ravenstein's map of Ben Nevis (1887) first employed the colours of the spectrum, viz.
It may be described as flanked on the west and south by the Glen and Water of Nevis, on the east by the river and Glen of Treig, and on the north by the river and Glen of Spean.
From 1881 till 1904 meteorological observations were taken from the summit of Ben Nevis, the observers at first making the ascent daily for the purpose.
The bridle road up the mountain leaves Glen Nevis at Achintee; it has a gradient nowhere exceeding 1 in 5, and the ascent is commonly effected in two to three hours.
Amongst the public buildings are the Belford hospital, public hall, court house and the low-level meteorological observatory, constructed in 1891, which was in connexion with the observatory on the top of Ben Nevis, until the latter was closed in 1904.Advertisement
The French admiral, the comte de Grasse, attacked the British islands of St Kitts and Nevis with a much superior force to the squadron under Hood's command.
The illuminations in London and the great provincial towns were magnificent, and all the hills from Ben Nevis to the South Downs were crowned with bonfires.
Nevis was discovered by Columbus in 1498 and first colonized in 1628 by the English from St Kitts.
At the head of Loch Nevis the western stream is but 3 m.
Farther to the south-west, in the shires of Perth, Inverness and Argyll, they give place to the ordinary hummocky crested ridges of Highland scenery, which, however, in Ben Nevis and Aonach Beg reach a height of over 4000 ft.Advertisement
No contrast, for instance, can be greater than that between the wide elevated moors of the eastern Grampians, and the crested ridges of western Inverness-shire and Argyllshire - Loch Hourn, Glen Nevis, Glencoe - or that between the broad uplands of Peeblesshire and the precipitous heights of Galloway.
In these districts the annual rainfall averages 26 in., whereas over extensive breadths in the west it exceeds too in., in Glencroe being nearly 130 in., and on the top of Ben Nevis it may reach 150 in.
The view from the summit extends northward as far as the Grampians, with occasional glimpses of Ben Nevis; westward to Jura in the Atlantic; south-westward to Arran in the Firth of Clyde; southward to Tinto Hill, the Lowthers and Cairnsmore; and eastward to Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's Seat.
It soon became an accomplishment akin to the modern day Snowdon or Ben Nevis experience.
The views were stunning (Ben Nevis clearly in view ), and the rest of the ridge looked very alluring.Advertisement
However, after an inspirational recovery he became the first quadruple amputee to climb Ben Nevis and climbs rock routes graded Very Severe.
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Climbing Ben Nevis in a howling gale at night can never be taken for granted!
To attack a Nevis LLC interest, the creditor has to apply in a Nevis court for issuance of the charging lien.Advertisement
Among those attending the inaugural meeting were previous Ben Nevis race winners, cross-country, track and road runners.
Many of the people who have tragically fallen from the Nevis plateau were experienced mountaineers who had visited the plateau numerous times before.
How can we make Ben Nevis a safer place for winter mountaineers?
An IBC cannot trade within the Nevis Island or own real estate there.
Ben Nevis Highland Ben Nevis is representative of high altitude siliceous scree in the northwest Scottish Highlands.Advertisement
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Ben Nevis has piles of new unconsolidated snow from the foot of Tower Ridge upwards in all locations.
Always a quality trip with Ben Nevis towering over the valley.
An uneventful journey brought us to the Youth Hostel in Glen Nevis at 7.30 pm.
Up the flank of Ben Nevis we climb the well-worn pony track, pitched with stones.Advertisement
Furtado has a daughter, Nevis, who is about four years old, with her ex-boyfriend DJ Jasper Gahunia.
At their resort on the tiny island of Nevis, kids are pampered as much as their parents.