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Loch Skiach
The trig point on Craig Lochie - - 626493.jpg
The view from the cairn next to the trig point on Craig Lochie. Loch Skiach and Little Loch Skiach can be seen in the distance. The hill directly above the trig point is Elrick More, which is only 4 m (13 ft) lower than the summit of Craig Lochie.
Type freshwater loch
Max. length 1.6 km (1 mi)
Max. width 0.8 km (0.50 mi)
Surface area 39.1 ha (97 acres)
Average depth 5.5 m (18 ft)
Max. depth 17 m (55 ft)
Water volume 2,185,600 m3 (77,185,000 cu ft)
Shore length1 4 km (2.5 mi)
Surface elevation 427 m (1,401 ft)
Max. temperature 15.6 °C (60.0 °F)
Min. temperature 8.6 °C (47.5 °F)
Islands 0
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Loch Skiach is a small freshwater loch in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, situated 4 miles (6.4 km) southwest of Ballinluig. Directly south of Loch Skiach is the smaller Little Loch Skiach


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