Loch Dochard facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLoch Dochard
|Location||Argyll and Bute, Scotland|
|Max. length||1.06 km (0.66 mi)|
|Max. width||0.48 km (0.3 mi)|
|Surface area||35.9 ha (89 acres)|
|Average depth||3.7 m (12 ft)|
|Max. depth||13 m (42 ft)|
|Water volume||1,500,000 m3 (54,000,000 cu ft)|
|Shore length1||5.7 km (3.5 mi)|
|Surface elevation||221 m (725 ft)|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
Loch Dochard is an upland freshwater loch lying approximately 6 km (3.7 mi) west of Bridge of Orchy in Argyll and Bute, Scottish Highlands. The loch has an irregular shape with a perimeter of 3 km (1.9 mi). It is approximately 1.06 km (0.66 mi) long, has an average depth of 3.7 m (12 ft) and is 13 m (42 ft) at its deepest. The loch was surveyed on 18 May 1903 by Sir John Murray and later charted as part of his Bathymetrical Survey of Fresh-Water Lochs of Scotland 1897-1909.
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