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Loch Affric

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Primary outflows  River Affric
Max. length  5 km (3.1 mi)
Average depth  94 ft (29 m)
Area  213 ha
Length  5 km
Basin countries  Scotland
Surface area  2.13 km (0.82 sq mi)
Surface elevation  235 m
Mean depth  29 m
Primary outflow  Glen Affric
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Location  Inverness-shire, Highland (council area), Scotland

Loch Affric is a freshwater loch within Glen Affric, in the Highland council area of Scotland. It lies about 40 km south west of Beauly.

Contents

Map of Loch Affric, Beauly, UK

Geography

Loch Affric is one of two large lochs within Glen Affric, further up the glen to the southwest of Loch Beinn a' Mheadhoin. The River Affric is the main inflow and outflow for both lochs.

A number of smaller lochs surround Loch Affric. At the southwestern end sits Loch Coulavie located at the base An Tudair Beag and a slightly higher elevation. Also at the south western end, the River Affric flows into the tiny loch of Loch na Camaig. At the north eastern side, Loch Pollan Fearna drains into Loch Affric.

Much of the area around the loch is mountainous. To the north, is Sgùrr na Lapaich (1074 m) and An Tudair (1036 m), outlying Munro Tops of Mam Sodhail. To the south lie the Corbetts of Aonach Shasuinn (888 m) and Carn a' Choire Ghairbh (865 m).

References

Loch Affric Wikipedia


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