Loch Kinord

(Loch Cannor)

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Cannor or Kinord, a sedgy loch in the Tullich section of Glenmuick parish, Aberdeenshire, 5½ miles ENE of Ballater. Lying at the foot of Culblean, not far from the Vat, it has an utmost length and breadth of 5 and 4 furlongs; is shallow toward the E end, but deepens to a depth of 3 or 4 fathoms in the middle; is beautifully skirted with birch woods, and studded with islets; and is said to have taken its name from a hunting-seat of Malcolm Ceannmor, on the largest of its islets.—Ord. Sur., sh. 66,1871.

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