Fionn Loch

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Fionn Loch, a lake on the mutual border of Gairloch and Lochbroom parishes, NW Ross-shire, 3¼ miles N of Letterewe on Loch Maree, and 6 E of Poolewe. Lying 559 feet above sea-level, and 22381/3 acres in area, it extends 53/8 miles north-north-westward, has a varying width of ½ furlong and 1¼ mile, teems with trout, and sends off the Little Greinord 5½ miles north-by-eastward to the head of Greinord Bay.-Ord. Sur., sh. 92, 1881.

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