from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A range of the Grampian Mountains in central Scotland rising to 1,310.3 m (4,296 ft) at Ben Macdhui. It is a popular winter sports area.
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According to the police in Scotland, two U.S. fighter jets were reported missing today during a training exercise in the Cairngorm Mountains.
Although they died out in Britain more than 8,000 years ago, some were reintroduced from Sweden to the Cairngorm Mountains in 1952.
Introduced to the country in 1952, 50 of the country's free-range herd live in their natural environment on the Cairngorm Mountains and the Cromdale Hills.
Through December, a cold-weather program includes a 10 a.m. breakfast date in the paddocks watching the reindeer being fed, and an 11 a.m. visit to the herd in the Cairngorm Mountains.
They can head up to Scotland's Cairngorm Mountains and the Cairngorm Sleddog Centre in Aviemore.
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