Lough Shindilla facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLough Shindilla
|Primary outflows||Ardderry Lough|
|Catchment area||9.66 km2 (3.7 sq mi)|
|Max. length||2.3 km (1.4 mi)|
|Max. width||0.5 km (0.3 mi)|
|Surface area||0.70 km2 (0.27 sq mi)|
|Max. depth||22 m (72 ft)|
|Surface elevation||38 m (125 ft)|
Lough Shindilla measures about 2 km (1.2 mi) long and 1 km (0.6 mi) wide. It lies about 40 km (25 mi) northwest of Galway city on the N59 road near the village of Maam Cross.
Fish species in Lough Shindilla include brown trout, perch, Arctic char, salmon and the critically endangered European eel. Lough Shindilla is part of the Maumturk Mountains Special Area of Conservation.
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