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Loch Howie
Loch Howie
Location Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Coordinates 55°07′41″N 4°02′45″W / 55.128100°N 4.045800°W / 55.128100; -4.045800Coordinates: 55°07′41″N 4°02′45″W / 55.128100°N 4.045800°W / 55.128100; -4.045800
Type freshwater loch
Primary outflows Mid Burn
Basin countries Scotland
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)
Islands 0
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.

The loch is popular for fishing and is populated with perch, pike and roach.

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