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Mount Keen

A cone-shaped summit in the E Grampians, Mount Keen rises to 939m (3081 feet) on the border between Angus and Aberdeenshire, 7 miles (11 km) east of Loch Muick and a similar distance south southeast of Ballater. Approaching the summit Queen Victoria is said to have stopped for refreshment at the Queen's Well. The summit is found at the end of a zig-zag path. Its name originates from Gaelic "monadh caoin" and means smooth or pleasant hill.


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