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breadalbane

historic district in the modern council areas of Perth and Kinross and Stirling, Scotland, bordered to the north by Loch Rannoch, east by Strathtay, south by Strathearn, and west by the council area of Argyll and Bute. It includes Loch Tay and Ben Lawers, at an elevation of 3,984 feet (1,214 metres) in the Grampian Mountains. The main settlements are Aberfeldy, Fortingall, Kenmore, and Killin. Breadalbane is primarily a region of deer forests and shooting and fishing, with a little cultivation limited to the glens and river valleys. The Breadalbane hydroelectric power scheme is composed of seven stations and dams, covering a catchment area of some 200 square miles (500 square km).

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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