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Kiltooris Lough
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Kiltooris Lough location in Ireland
Kiltooris Lough location in Ireland
Location in island of Ireland
Location County Donegal
Coordinates 54°49′9″N 8°30′2″W / 54.81917°N 8.50056°W / 54.81917; -8.50056
Catchment area 5.55 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Basin countries Ireland
Max. length 1.4 km (1 mi)
Max. width 0.5 km (0.3 mi)
Surface area 0.43 km2 (0.17 sq mi)
Max. depth 13.5 m (44 ft)
Surface elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Islands Inishywadigan, Rossbeg Island, Thorn Island, O'Boyle's Island

Kiltooris Lough is a freshwater lake in the northwest of Ireland. It is located in southwest County Donegal near Dawros Bay.

Geography and hydrology

Kiltooris Lough is about 8 kilometres (5 mi) northwest of Ardara. It measures about 1.5 km (1 mi) long north–south and 0.5 km (0.3 mi) wide. Kiltooris Lough is oligotrophic.

Natural history

Fish species in Kiltooris Lough include salmon, three-spined stickleback and the critically endangered European eel. Kiltooris Lough is part of the West of Ardara/Maas Road Special Area of Conservation.

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