A mountainous region of central and northern Scotland. Famous for its rugged beauty, the area maintained a distinctive culture, based on the Scottish Gaelic language and the clan system, until well into the 1800s.
Corner of the state, 64° F.; and for Highlands, at an elevation of 3817 ft.
Of Lake Tsana, unites its waters with a number of other rivers which also rise in the Abyssinian highlands, and flows north-west Boo m.
North-eastern Albania forms part of the Turkish vilayet of Kossovo; the northern highlands are included in the vilayet of Shkodra (Scutari), the eastern portion of central Albania belongs to the vilayet of Monastir, and the southern districts are comprised in the vilayet of Iannina.
And in the northern highlands yataghans and firearms are almost invariably carried.
The tribal organization in northern Albania is an interesting survival of the earliest form of social combination; it may be compared in many respects with that which existed in the Scottish highlands in the time of the Stuart kings.