Mochrum Loch facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMochrum loch
|Location||Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland|
|Primary inflows||Castle Loch, Dumfries and Galloway burn|
|Primary outflows||Water of Malzie|
|Max. length||1.5 mi (2.4 km)|
|Max. width||0.33 mi (0.53 km)|
|Surface area||92 ha (230 acres)|
|Average depth||7 ft (2.1 m)|
|Max. depth||13 ft (4.0 m)|
|Water volume||68,000,000 cu ft (1,900,000 m3)|
|Shore length1||10.2 km (6.3 mi)|
|Surface elevation||75 m (246 ft)|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
Mochrum Loch is a large, irregular shaped, shallow, freshwater loch in Dumfries and Galloway, in the Southern Uplands of south-west Scotland. It lies approximately 8 mi (13 km) west of the town of Wigtown. The loch has several rocky islets.
The loch was surveyed in 1903 by James Murray and later charted as part of Sir John Murray's Bathymetrical Survey of Fresh-Water Lochs of Scotland 1897-1909.
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