Beltie Burn

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Belty, a rivulet of Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire. It rises in the N corner of Kincardine-O'Neil parish; runs southward through the centre of that parish; passes into Banchory-Ternan parish; falls into the Dee at a point 2½ miles W of Banchory; and has a total course of about 8½ miles. It includes, within its valley, the greater part of the low arable lands of Kincardine-O'Neil. It has occasionally done great damage to these lands in times of freshet; and, in the year 1829, it swept away two stone bridges and materially injured three more.

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