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CORRIE (Gaelic coire, cauldron; hence...

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 196 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CORRIE (Gaelic coire, cauldron; hence whirlpool, or circular hollow), a term used in the Highlands of Scotland for a steep-sided, rounded hollow in a mountain-side, from the lower part of which a stream usually issues as the outlet of a small lake ponded by glacial debris. Corrie-lakes are common in all glaciated mountain regions. (See CIRQUE.)
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