A chain of fortified posts was to be established among the Grampians, and at various commanding points in Invernessshire.
The Grampians in Forfarshire and in Perthshire are from 3000 to 4000 feet high.
Galgacus, a Caledonian chief defeated by Agricola at the battle of the Grampians in 85, after a desperate resistance.
The Rockies and the Andes have been sighted, if not charted, and beside them the Grampians look low enough.
The horses had been ill fed and ill tended among the Grampians, and looked miserably lean and feeble.
To them belonged likewise all the country stretching from the Grampians to Loch Lomond.
The days were long past for mounting the knapsack and striding over the Apennines or even the Grampians.
I observed with great satisfaction that the Grampians terminated to the westward on a comparatively low country.
Between them and the Grampians lies the low and charming valley of Strathmore.
The rock in such places consisted of the same cellular trap so common on this side of the Grampians.