Loch Spey facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLoch Spey
|Type||freshwater loch, lake|
|Primary outflows||River Spey|
|Max. length||300 m (980 ft)|
|Max. width||200 m (660 ft)|
|Surface area||0.068 km2 (0.026 sq mi)|
|Surface elevation||350 m (1,150 ft)|
Loch Spey is a small freshwater loch located in the Central Highlands of Scotland. This loch is significant because it forms the headwaters of the powerful River Spey. It is small, only 300 m (980 ft) long by 200 m (660 ft) wide and is shallow with many weed beds. It is located 28.9 km (18.0 mi) west of Newtonmore and 5 km (3.1 mi) from Melgarve. Loch Spey is approximately 20 km (12 mi) up from the Spey Dam and 186 km (116 mi) from the North Sea.
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