Loch Howie facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLoch Howie
|Location||Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland|
|Primary outflows||Mid Burn|
|Max. length||0.75 mi (1.21 km)|
|Max. width||0.125 mi (0.201 km)|
|Surface area||17.7 ha (44 acres)|
|Average depth||16 ft (4.9 m)|
|Max. depth||31 ft (9.4 m)|
|Water volume||31,000,000 cu ft (880,000 m3)|
|Shore length1||2.6 km (1.6 mi)|
|Surface elevation||233 m (764 ft)|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
Loch Howie is a small, narrow, upland freshwater loch on the north side of Blackcraig Hill, approximately 18 miles (29 km) west of Dumfries, Scotland. The loch trends from south-west to north-east and is 0.75 mi (1.21 km) long by approximately 0.25 mi (0.40 km) at its widest point. It has an average depth of 16 ft (4.9 m) and is 39 ft (12 m) at its deepest. The loch was surveyed on 23 July 1903 by James Murray as part of Sir John Murray's Bathymetrical Survey of Fresh-Water Lochs of Scotland 1897-1909.
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