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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
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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