Kindrum Lough facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsKindrum Lough
Loch Chionn Droma
|Primary inflows||Cashlan Stream|
|Catchment area||3.67 km2 (1.4 sq mi)|
|Max. length||1.6 km (1 mi)|
|Max. width||1.0 km (0.6 mi)|
|Surface area||0.61 km2 (0.24 sq mi)|
|Average depth||6.6 m (22 ft)|
|Max. depth||15 m (49 ft)|
|Surface elevation||8 m (26 ft)|
Kindrum Lough is about 5 kilometres (3 mi) northwest of Portsalon. It measures about 1.5 km (0.9 mi) long west–east and 1 km (0.6 mi) wide.
Fish species in Kindrum Lough include brown trout, Arctic char, three-spined stickleback and the critically endangered European eel. Two rare plant species have been recorded from the lake: slender naiad (Najas flexilis) and a stonewort, Nitella spanioclema. The latter species is considered endemic to County Donegal. Kindrum Lough is part of the Kindrum Lough Special Area of Conservation.
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