Loch Shin and the Cuillins

In today’s visible image from the NASA MODIS satellite the seventeen mile Loch Shin in Sutherland and the the snow covered Cuillins in Skye stand out really well. Since the cloud from yesterdays frontal system edged away southwards this morning, its been a lovely sunny but cold winters day across the North of Scotland, in contrast to the dreich day of rain and snow we saw yesterday. The mountains of Scotland must have a very deep covering of drifted snow that’s been accumulating this month. Here’s a look at the thermogram for Cairngorm that

Ignore the spurious anomalies for today
That’s the kind of thing that happens when you don’t pay your programmer well enough

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