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River Calder
River Calder upstream Lochwinnoch.png
The River Calder
Native name Scottish Gaelic: Caladar
Country Scotland
Council area Renfrewshire (mainly)
Towns/villages Lochwinnoch
Physical characteristics
River mouth Castle Semple Loch
55°47′34″N 4°37′03″W / 55.79285°N 4.61739°W / 55.79285; -4.61739

The River Calder (Scottish Gaelic: Caladar) is a river mainly within Renfrewshire, Scotland.

River course

The river rises in the hills to the west of the county and for some of its length forms the border between Renfrewshire and its neighbouring council areas of North Ayrshire and Inverclyde. The only significant settlement which the river runs through is Lochwinnoch, before flowing into the nearby Castle Semple Loch which drains into the Black Cart Water.

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