Loch Snizort

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Loch Snizort
LocationIsle of Skye, Hebrides, Scotland
Coordinates57°34′N 6°28′W / 57.567°N 6.467°W / 57.567; -6.467
TypeSea Loch
Primary inflowsRiver Snizort
Primary outflowsThe Lower Minch
Max. width8 miles (13 km)
IslandsAscrib Islands
ReferencesGroome, Francis H (1885). Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography. 6. Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works. Retrieved 8 October 2010.

Loch Snizort is a sea loch in the northwest of the Isle of Skye between the Waternish and Trotternish peninsulas. It is fed by the River Snizort, originating in the hills east of Bracadale.[1] The mouth of Loch Snizort gives access to the lower Minch and contains the Ascrib Islands.

Sea fishing in Loch Snizort yields mackerel, pollock, and ling.[2]

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  1. ^ "Loch Snizort". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 19 September 2009.
  2. ^ Bradshaw, Mathew (2007). "Highland Fishing". Retrieved 4 July 2011.

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Coordinates: 57°34′N 6°28′W / 57.567°N 6.467°W / 57.567; -6.467