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Dunglow Lough
Loch an Chlocháin Léith
Lake at Dungloe - geograph.org.uk - 501524.jpg
Location County Donegal
Primary inflows Lough Craghy
Primary outflows Dungloe River
Catchment area 37.67 km2 (14.5 sq mi)
Basin countries Ireland
Max. length 1.4 km (1 mi)
Max. width 0.7 km (0.4 mi)
Surface area 0.61 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Average depth 1.3 m (4 ft 3 in)
Max. depth 7.5 m (25 ft)
Surface elevation 13 m (43 ft)
Islands Flat Island, Fern Island, Black Island, Brush Island, Wren Island

Dunglow Lough (Irish: Loch an Chlocháin Léith), also known as Dungloe Lough, is a freshwater lake in the northwest of Ireland. It is located in north County Donegal in the Rosses fishery.

Geography

Dunglow Lough is 1 kilometre (0.6 mi) east of Dungloe. It measures about 1.5 km (0.9 mi) long and 1 km (0.6 mi) wide. The lake has five named islands.

Hydrology

Dunglow Lough is fed on its eastern side by neighbouring Lough Craghy. The lake drains westwards into the Dungloe River.

Natural history

Fish species in Dunglow Lough include brown trout, salmon and the critically endangered European eel.

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