Glen Lochay

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Glenlochy, a beautiful glen in Breadalbane district, W Perthshire, traversed by the river Lochy, which, rising at an altitude of 2050 feet, curves 17½ miles east-north-eastward till, near Killin village, it falls in the Dochart, ½ mile above the influx of the latter to Loch Tay. On the S Glenlochy is flanked by Meall Chuirn (3007 feet), and lesser mountains separating it from Strathfillan and Glendochart, on the N by another lofty range culminating towards the foot in Meall Ghaordie (3407); and it contains, 2¾ miles NW of Killin, a series of six cataracts in two groups, with a deep round pool between. It is distributed territorially into detached portions of Kenmore, Weem, and Killin parishes-Ord. Sur., sh 46, 1872.

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