Glensanda
Coordinates: 56°33′47″N 5°32′35″W / 56.563°N 5.543°W
Glensanda (Old Norse, the glen of the sandy river) was a Viking settlement at the mouth of Glen Sanda on the Morvern peninsula within south west Lochaber, overlooking the Isle of Lismore and Loch Linnhe in the western Highlands of Scotland.
Glensanda Castle (Caisteal Na Gruagaich (Maiden's Castle); overlooks the mouth of the Glensanda River which tumbles down 400 metres along its 5 mile course from 'Caol Bheinn' into Loch Linnhe. The castle was the main base of the Macleans of Kingairloch (Kingerloch) since the 15th century, but the population fell from 500 to zero after 1812 when they emigrated to Pictou, Nova Scotia.
The remoteness of the Glensanda settlement is such that there are no road, rail, or marked footway links across the granite mountain, moor, heather and peat bog of the private Glensanda estate. The only practical access is by boat from the shores of Loch Linnhe.
Since 1982 the 2,400 hectare 'Glensanda Estate' has been the home of the Glensanda Superquarry operated by the Aggregate Industries group, which mines the Meall na h-Easaiche mountain, shipping up to 6,000,000 tons of granite aggregates all over the world annually, and with reserves for up to 100 years. To minimise visual impact from the coast the quarry is sited a mile inland, and cut down into the mountain 1,600 feet above sea level. Granite is extracted via a "Glory Hole" and conveyor belt, a pioneering development in alternative quarrying technology.

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Glensanda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Glensanda (Old Norse, the glen of the sandy river) was a Viking settlement at the mouth of Glen Sanda on the Morvern peninsula within south west Lochaber, ...
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Yeoman Glensanda quarry, construction aggregates, crush rock
Construction aggregates supplied for the UK and European construction industry, We supply gravel and crushed rock.
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Address: Glensanda Quarry Operations, Rhugh Garbh Depot, Barcaldine, Oban, PA37 1SL Telephone no: 01631 730441. Website: www.foster-yeoman.co.uk/i.
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BBC Two - Coast, Shorts, Glensanda
Neil Oliver visits Glensanda, the site of Europe's biggest super-quarry.
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Glensanda Super Quarry - Urban Glasgow
Glensanda one of the largest quarry's in europe and very few people have heard of it let alone seen it up close. So lastweek I decided to go see for myself what ...
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Overview of Glensanda Quarry - Gazetteer for Scotland
Gazetteer for Scotland: Definitive description of Glensanda Quarry (Highland)
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Glensanda Quarry Case Study | Morgan Tucker, Consulting Engineers
An overview on how Morgan Tucker has been appointed by Aggregate Industries to undertake the necessary technical engineering assessments and design ...
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Glensanda Quarry Update | Agg-Net
Latest developments in drilling and blasting at the UK's largest quarry.
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Glensanda primary conecrusher - YouTube
Primary cone crusher Foster-Yeoman granite quarry at Glensanda Scotland.
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Glensanda Quarry photoshoot - YouTube
Aerial photography shoot of Aggregate Industries' Glensanda Quarry in Scotland
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Argyll News: Glensanda Superquarry now connected by satellite | For Argyll
Glensanda in Morvern is the largest super-quarry in Europe. It produces more than 7 million tonnes of aggregate for some of the biggest civil
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Oban lifeboat goes to aid of Glensanda Quarry man | The Oban Times
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2012-06-03 147 V1 Waverley Trip Loch Linnhe Glensanda Superquarry | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Waverley Trip - a view of the 'Super Quarry' at Glensanda, on Loch Linnhe. This quarry was started to meet a World shortage of aggregates, and it is of particular interest that its location is so remote that it has no overland access, it is only accessible by boat. It's even more remarkable, that in this picture there are no boats visible, and I saw no evidence of any shipping related to this quarry in the whole time I was there. 'In order to minimise the visual impact' the quarry is in side the mountain; having said that it doesn't seem to be exactly unmissable. I saw it from Waverley, and wondered what it was, so I took a few photos, although this is pretty much at the limit of what I can do with my lens.
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Argyll News: Oban lifeboat on medevac from Glensanda quarry | For Argyll
At 7:40pm on Friday 8th February, the Oban Lifeboat, Mora Edith MacDonald, launched to assist the Scottish Ambulance Service in the transfer to Oban of a man
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Glensanda Quarry | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Super quarry on the west coast of Loch Linnhe. I think I'm right in saying that this is just the crushing and loading facility and that the actual quarrying goes on over the skyline accessed by that road on the left hand side.
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Sabotage against the Glensanda Quarry Expansion | Earth First! Action Reports
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2389 SCOTLAND. WEST COAST, LINNHE, SOUTHERN PART, Glensanda HARBOUR Admiralty Standard Chart
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YEOMAN BONTRUP MOVED FROM GLENSANDA HARBOUR
A decision has been taken to move Yeoman Bontrup out of Glensanda Quarry to protect the vessels hull from a rocky outcrop during the very low spring tide expected on Friday 9th July. More...
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