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Lochaber Loch

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Type  freshwater loch
Basin countries  Scotland
Max. width  0.25 mi (0.40 km)
Area  20 ha
Primary outflow  Kirkgunzeon Lane
Primary outflows  Kirkgunzeon Lane
Max. length  0.5 mi (0.80 km)
Surface elevation  91 m
Shore length  2.2 km
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Location  Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Lochaber Loch is a small, lowland freshwater loch that lies among steep-sided hills, approximately 4.5 mi (7.2 km) to the west of Dumfries, Scotland. The loch is somewhat triangular in shape and is 0.5 mi (0.80 km) long and 0.25 mi (0.40 km) at its widest point. It has an average depth of 20.5 ft (6.2 m) and is 55 ft (17 m) at its deepest. The loch was surveyed on 4 May 1905 by James Murray and L.W. Collett as part of Sir John Murray's Bathymetrical Survey of Fresh-Water Lochs of Scotland 1897-1909.

Map of Lochaber Loch, Dumfries, UK

Swans, great crested grebes and ospreys can be seen on the loch. There is a bird hide on the water's edge.

The loch in the Mabie Forest, which is managed by the Forestry Commission.

References

Lochaber Loch Wikipedia


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