Lough Anaserd facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLough Anaserd
Loch an Easaird
|Catchment area||2.08 km2 (0.8 sq mi)|
|Max. length||1.2 km (1 mi)|
|Max. width||1.0 km (0.6 mi)|
|Surface area||0.87 km2 (0.34 sq mi)|
|Surface elevation||8 m (26 ft)|
Geography and hydrology
Lough Anaserd is about 12 kilometres (7 mi) south of Clifden, near Ballyconneely. The lake has numerous rocky islands and is oligotrophic.
Lough Anaserd is home to the slender naiad (Najas flexilis), a rare plant species. The lake is part of the Slyne Head Peninsula Special Area of Conservation.
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