Loch nan Eun

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Loch nan Eun
Loch nan Eun.jpg
Loch nan Eun, 750 metres above sea level, and still fringed by snow in mid-April. This is a beautiful and remote area, visited by walkers accessing the Munros Glas Tulaichean and Carn an Righ.
Loch nan Eun is located in Perth and Kinross
Loch nan Eun
Loch nan Eun
LocationNO063781
Coordinates56°53′06″N 3°32′17″W / 56.884900°N 3.538100°W / 56.884900; -3.538100Coordinates: 56°53′06″N 3°32′17″W / 56.884900°N 3.538100°W / 56.884900; -3.538100
Typefreshwater loch
Primary outflowsAllt Easgaidh
Max. length0.310 km (0.193 mi)[1]
Max. width0.201 km (0.125 mi)[1]
Surface area14.5 ha (36 acres)[2]
Average depth21.5 ft (6.6 m)[1]
Max. depth50 ft (15 m)[1]
Water volume34,459,000 cu ft (975,800 m3)[1]
Shore length12.3 km (1.4 mi) [2]
Surface elevation787 m (2,582 ft)[2]
Max. temperature50.8 °F (10.4 °C)
Min. temperature49.8 °F (9.9 °C)
Islands2
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Loch nan Eun is an remote freshwater loch, located in Gleann Taitneach in the Grampian Mountains[3], Perth and Kinross, some 4.5 miles west of The Cairnwell, Scotland.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f John, Murray; Lawrence, Pullar. Bathymetrical Survey of the Fresh-Water Lochs of Scotland, 1897-1909 Lochs of the Tay Basin Volume II - Loch an Eun. National Library of Scotland: National Challenger Officer. p. 99. Retrieved 11 January 2019. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  2. ^ a b c d "Loch nan Eun". British Lakes. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  3. ^ Gittings, Bruce; Munro, David. "Loch nan Eun". The Gazetteer for Scotland. School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh and The Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Retrieved 18 June 2019.