Loch Ness is a large
lowland loch in Highland, Scotland.
|Surface Area ||5533.4 ha (13673.3 acres)|
|Perimeter ||79.9 km (49.6 miles)|
|Maximum Fetch ||36.3 km|
|Shoreline Development Index ||3.028|
|OS Grid Reference (lake centre) ||NH504239|
|Latitude (lake centre) ||57.281600|
|Longitude (lake centre) ||-4.483300|
|Altitude ||17 m (56 ft) |
|Distance to sea ||21.1 km (13.1 miles)|
|Unitary Authority ward (UTW) ||Aird and Loch Ness|
|European region ||Scotland|
|UK Parliament constituency ||Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey|
|Scottish Parliament region ||Highlands and Islands|
|Scottish Parliament constituency ||Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch|
|Unitary Authority ||Highland Council|
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