The map above shows how many times the population (not area) of Scotland could fit into England. In case you have difficulty reading the numbering above, the answer is 10.
Scotland, Are You Even Trying?
As unoriginal place names go, Loch Lochy (in Lochaber) has to be at the top of the list. I imagine whoever named it was at the end of a long day of loch naming and said to himself, “fuck it, I’m off to the pub.”
Scotland’s Watershed Is So Wild That Only 6 People Have Managed To Complete The Whole Route
The Scottish Watershed separates the drainage and river systems that flow east into the North Sea from those that flow west into the Atlantic. The map above shows its route from the English Border to the North of Scotland at Duncansby Head (near the more famous John O’ Groats).
Or, as Peter Wright (one of the only people to have walked it) puts it: