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Loch Ness, Scotland
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Loch Ness (Scottish Gaelic: Loch Nis) is a large and deep lake, lying in the Highlands of Scotland, about 37 km (23 mi) southwest of Inverness.



Five interesting facts about Loch Nis:

  • Its surface areal is 56 km² (22 sq mi), making it the second largest lake in Scotland after Loch Lomond.
  • With a depth of 240 m (788 ft), this is the second deepest lake in Scotland after Loch Morar.
  • It contains more fresh water than all the lakes in England and Wales combined.
  • Its outlet is the River Ness, which flows into the Moray Firth at Inverness.
  • It is said to be the home of the Loch Ness Monster (also known as "Nessie"), a solitary survivor of the long-extinct plesiosaurs.

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Loch Ness, Scotland
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The west side of Loch Ness, Scotland
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The east side of Loch Ness, Scotland
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Loch Ness, Scotland
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Loch Ness, Scotland
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Loch Ness, Scotland


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