- River Carron, Wester Ross
:"Glen Carron redirects here. For the New Zealand football team, see
Glen Carron (soccer)."River Carron is a riverin Wester Ross, in the Highlands of Scotland. The river rises in Ledgowan Forest. It gathers its head-streams through Carron Bog, then enters Loch Scavenand flows out from there.
Achnashellachthe river meanders convert|19|km|mi|0|lk=on southwest through the broad strathof Glen Carron and expands at one part into Loch Doule(or Doughaill). About convert|4|km|mi|0|abbr=on further southwest, it enters the Inner Sound at the head of Loch Carronnear Achintee.
The A890 and a branch of the Highland
railway, which extends to Kyle of Lochalsh, runs along part of the river's southeast shore.
Stocking of juvenile
Atlantic salmoninto the River Carron has brought this fishback from the brink of local extinction. Having made a dramatic recovery, the salmon has contributed to an improvement in the biodiversity of the whole area with kingfishers now established locally, as well as increased numbers of ospreys visiting. [cite news| url=http://www.inverness.uhi.ac.uk/defaultpage121bc1.aspx?pageID=131&rlID=447| paper=The Herald| title=Dramatic recovery for salmon in River Carron| date=2006-12-12| author=Graeme Smith| accessdate=2007-04-28]
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