Loch Snizort

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Loch Snizort
Location Isle of Skye, Hebrides, Scotland
Coordinates 57°34′N 6°28′W / 57.567°N 6.467°W / 57.567; -6.467
Type Sea Loch
Primary inflows River Snizort
Primary outflows The Lower Minch
Max. width 8 miles (13 km)
Islands Ascrib Islands
Settlements Bernisdale
References Groome, 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