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PITLOCHRY

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 666 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PITLOCHRY, a village of Perthshire, Scotland, 282 m. N.W. of Perth by the Highland railway. Pop. (1901), 1541. It lies on the left bank of the Tummel, a little below the confluence of that river and the Garry, 35o ft. above the sea. It is a favourite health resort and tourist centre.. Among the immediate attractions are the pass of Killiecrankie, the falls of Tummel, the exquisite prospect called " Queen's View " (named after Queen Victoria) and Loch Tummel, 8 m. to the west. One m. S.E. of the village is the Black Spout, a waterfall of 8o ft. formed by the Edradour.
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