River Cannich

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Cannich, a rivulet issuing from Loch Moyley or Mullardoch, on the mutual border of Ross and Inverness shires, and flowing thence 14 miles north-eastward and eastward, till it falls into the river Glass, near Glenaffric Hotel, at Invercannich, 20 miles SW of Beauly. Its basin is all a Highland glen. The upper part of the glen is traversed by a footpath, coming from the falls of Glomach and from the NE horn of Loch Alsh, and has a tame character, with sloping grassy mountain flanks; but the lower part presents rocky picturesque features, and is diversified in the bottom with lakelets and tarns. The rivulet, owned by The Chisholm, is well stocked with small trout.

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