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|Location||Inverness-shire, Scottish Highlands, Scotland|
|Max. length||5 kilometres (3.1 mi)|
|Max. width||1.75 kilometres (1.09 mi)|
Loch Duntelchaig (from the Scottish Gaelic Loch Dun Seilcheig) is a freshwater loch in the traditional county of Inverness-shire in the Scottish Highlands. It extends 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the southwest to its outflow in the northeast and measures up to 1.75 kilometres (1.09 mi) at its widest. The loch drains via Loch a Chlachain into the River Nairn. Loch Duntelchaig is over 60 metres (200 ft) deep towards its south end. It is also the main reservoir for Inverness sitting less than a kilometre from the secondary reservoir Loch Ashie.
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