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Rhynie, Aberdeenshire

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Rhynie, Aberdeenshire

Rhynie is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland which the A97 road runs through, situated 14 miles northwest of Alford. The Rhynie Chert is named after the village as well as the extinct plant genus Rhynia. The missionary, teacher and engineer Alexander Murdoch Mackay was born in Rhynie on 13 October 1849.
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNJ4927
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityGrampian
 

Other names by which Rhynie, Aberdeenshire has been known in the past

Muir Of Rhynie

Rhynie, Aberdeenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Muir of Rhynie, vil., Aberdeenshire. See RHYNIE.

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