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Quick facts for kidsGartan Lough
|Primary inflows||Bullaba River|
|Primary outflows||River Leannan|
|Catchment area||77.44 km2 (29.9 sq mi)|
|Max. length||3.7 km (2 mi)|
|Max. width||0.5 km (0.3 mi)|
|Surface area||2.05 km2 (0.79 sq mi)|
|Surface elevation||67 m (220 ft)|
Gartan Lough (Irish: Loch Gartáin), also known as Lough Beagh South, is a freshwater lake in the northwest of Ireland. It is located in north County Donegal close to the eastern boundary of Glenveagh National Park.
Gartan Lough is about 15 kilometres (9 mi) west of Letterkenny. It measures about 4 km (2.5 mi) long and 0.5 km (0.3 mi) wide.
Fish species in Gartan Lough include Arctic char. Gartan Lough is part of the Leannan River Special Area of Conservation.
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