cairngorm

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a smoky yellow or brown quartz

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The company have donated a seasonal PS1000 to the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre to help support the herd and their keepers at their busiest time of year.
Dr Ann Rowan and Professor Neil Glasser, who are based at the Centre of Glaciology in the department of geography and earth sciences at Aberystwyth, are among those involved with the research which shows that small glaciers almost certainly existed in the Cairngorm Mountains in Scotland as recently as the 18th century.
Police, Cairngorm mountain rescue team, Cairngorm mountain ski patrol, search and rescue dogs, RAF Lossiemouth's rescue team and three helicopters were involved in the rescue operation.
Earlier this week, a hillwalker died during an expedition with a mountaineering club in the Cairngorms.
The avalanche follows a series of accidents and deaths in the Cairngorms since Christmas.
Yesterday the Cairngorms were bustling with activity, even though the mountains can be topped with snow all year round.
However the alarm was raised just before 11am when he lost contact with air traffic control as he flew over the Cairngorms, south east of Glenmore Forest.
The crew, from Boulmer, Northumberland, was helping to find an aircraft that had disappeared over the Cairngorms on Saturday.
The aircraft disappeared off the radar as it was crossing the Cairngorms, south-east of Glenmore Forest in the Scottish Highlands on Saturday morning, Northern Constabulary said.
Police said the man, who has not been identified, was airlifted to hospital after his thigh was injured by a male reindeer as he was walking with his brother on Cnap Coire Na Spreiddhe in the northern Cairngorms yesterday.
Braemar and Cairngorm mountain rescue teams and Grampian Police were out on the summit of Ben Macdui, in the Cairngorms, near Aviemore this morning.
A book containing information on the environment of the Cairngorms in Scotland was officially launched at the Central Refectory of Aberdeen University.
But this year Father Christmas' reindeer have been grounded at their base in the Scottish Cairngorms.
Our three-hour drive followed the A9 Glasgow-Inverness road to the Badaguish Centre, south of Aviemore in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park.