Loch Beanie facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLoch Beanie
View of the small fishing boat next to Loch Beanie.
|Primary outflows||Allt Mòr into Shee Water|
|Max. length||0.804672 km (0.500000 mi)|
|Max. width||0.321869 km (0.200000 mi)|
|Surface area||17 ha (42 acres)|
|Average depth||17.71 ft (5.40 m)|
|Max. depth||17.71 ft (5.40 m)|
|Water volume||32,079,387 cu ft (908,387.1 m3)|
|Shore length1||2 km (1.2 mi)|
|Surface elevation||406 m (1,332 ft)|
|Max. temperature||59.2 °F (15.1 °C)|
|Min. temperature||59.2 °F (15.1 °C)|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
At the centre of the island, roughly 100 metres from the southern shore is a Crannog that is constructed of boulders and small stones. Less than a third of the surface of the island is visible above water.
A building perhaps once existed on the loch. In a map by Timothy Pont circa 1600, a mansion is depicted on the island, with the annotation: Loch Sesatut, sumtyms ye dwelling of ye chief man of Glenshy and Strathardle. In a map by Robert Gordon of Straloch circa 1636–1648, the building is noted as 'L. Sesatur old chief dwelling of Glens(hie). By 1747, all knowledge of the island had been forgotten.
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