Loch Ness

Hole Ness

Explore the world famous Loch Ness with holiday ideas, accommodation, travel information and maps, tours, insider tips and fantastic sights. Lake Loch Ness is located in the Highland Council area, Scotland. The Loch Ness is the most famous lake in Scotland (if not the most famous in the world) (or "Loch" in Scotland).

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SettlementsFort Augustus, Invermoriston, Drumnadrochit, Abriachan, Lochend; Whitebridge, Foyers, Inverfarigaig, Dores. The Loch Ness (; Scottish Gaelic: Loch Nis[l???x ?ni?]) is a large, shallow, fresh water lake in the Scottish Highlands that extends about 37 kilometers south west of Inverness. It is 16 meters (52 feet) above sealevel. The Loch Ness is best known for supposed siftings of the Loch Ness Monsters, also lovingly called "Nessie".

To the south it is linked to Loch Oich by the Oich and part of the Caledonian Channel. The Bona Narrows are located at the north end and open into Loch Dochfour, which supplies the river Ness and another section of the channel to Inverness and finally leads over the Moray Firth into the North Sea.

Scotland is one of a number of interlinked, turbid waters in Scotland; its sea view is unusually low due to the high turf concentration in the soils. At 56 square kilometres (22 square miles), Loch Ness is the second biggest Scots hole after Loch Lomond, but is the biggest in the British Isles in terms of size due to its great deepness.

His lowest point is 230 m (126 threads; 755 ft),[2][3] and thus the second lowest hole in Scotland after Loch Morar. Drumnadrochit is home to the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition[5], which explores the nature of Loch Ness and its myth. Sailing trips are made from different places along the seashore so that the visitor can search for the "monster".

The Urquhart Castle is situated on the west bank, 2 km (1.2 miles) eastern of Drumnadrochit. Looking southwards, Loch Ness, taken in May 2006. In 1952 John Cobb was killed in an attempted dive of the Velocity Records when his Crusader hit an inexplicable wak on the hole's tops.

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RNLI goes in the Loch Ness lifeboat. Loch Ness information page: Loch Ness Pisces and Invertebrates. Procedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (PDF). Scots and southern energy. "Postglacial activities and earthquake of the Great Glen Fault (Scotland)" (PDF). 64 years after the catastrophe, Loch Ness could become the test site for the Velocity Worlds record".

"The Loch Ness of 1966." Check out Wiktionary, the free online lexicon for Loch Ness.

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