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Beyond The Known World: The Landscape Of The Eagle

Posted January 31, 2011 to photo album "Beyond The Known World: The Landscape Of The Eagle"

The Eagle showcases some of the most stunning landscapes to be found in Scotland. The following slideshow reveals where the areas actually exist.

Lochaber Area
Rannoch Moor near Glencoe
Near Applecross in the Wester Ross area of the North West Highlands
Inveruglas on the West Side of Loch Lomond
Inveruglas Looking Down onto Loch Lomond
Fox Point on the Coigach peninsula, looking to the Summers Isles
Inverpolly Area, near Loch Lurgainn in the Ross-shire area
Finnich Glen (Devils Pulpit)
Lochaber Area

Lochaber Area

As Marcus (Channing Tatum) and Esca (Jamie Bell) push northward on their quest to recover the lost eagle of the Ninth Legion, they traverse some of the most scenic areas of Scotland, areas that may very well look now as did to Roman adventurers in the 2nd century. Here our heroes ride in the Lochaber area, pointed towards “The three sisters” at Glencoe. (The three sisters are ascending ridges of Bidean nam Bian, one of the highest and most scenic mountains in Scotland. This area is, according to supervising location manager Duncan Muggoch, “possibly the most famous or infamous Glen in Scotland and was the area of a massacre of the Macdonald clan in 1692.” Today it is a national heritage area used by mountaineers and geologists alike.