Black Hill

An elongated hogback in The Machars of Dumfries and Galloway, Black Hill rises to 75m (246 feet) on Auchleand Moor, 2½ miles (4 km) northwest of Wigtown. This is one of a number of drumlins in this area and has its principal axis aligned NNW-SSE suggesting the direction of glacial flow. There are several other nearby drumlins also called Black Hill; 4½ miles (7 km) to the north northwest, 8½ miles (14 km) to the west northwest and 11 miles (18 km) to the west, together with the Black Hill of Barmore 8 miles (13 km) to the west northwest.

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