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Loch Dochard
Loch Dochard
Location Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Coordinates 56°32′09″N 4°54′27″W / 56.5358°N 4.9074°W / 56.5358; -4.9074Coordinates: 56°32′09″N 4°54′27″W / 56.5358°N 4.9074°W / 56.5358; -4.9074
Type freshwater loch
Basin countries 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)
Islands 1
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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