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Loch Veyatie

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Loch Veyatie
View towards Loch Veyatie With the Cam Loch beyond and Ben More Assynt under cloud in the distance.
Typefreshwater loch
Primary outflowsUidh Fheàrna
Max. length6.4 km (4.0 mi)
Max. width0.8 km (0.50 mi)
Surface area257 ha (640 acres)
Average depth41 ft (12 m)
Max. depth125.8 ft (38.3 m)
Water volume1,132,526,812.12 cu ft (32,069,588.000 m3)
Shore length122 km (14 mi)
Surface elevation124 m (407 ft)
Max. temperature56.9 °F (13.8 °C)
Min. temperature56.9 °F (13.8 °C)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Loch Veyatie is a Loch in Sutherland in the Highland Council area in northern Scotland.[1][2] It is between the peaks of Cul Mor and Suliven and is 30 metres deep.

Geography[change | change source]

The Loch makes up part of the border between Ross-shire and Sutherland. The main river to flow into Loch Veyatie is Abhain a' Chnocain[3] and the other main inflow is a channel between it and Cam Loch. Flowing out from Loch Veyatie is Uidh Fheàrna a channel which flows into Fionn Loch.[1][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Loch Veyatie from The Gazetteer for Scotland". www.scottish-places.info. Retrieved 2022-09-04.
  2. "Loch Veyatie · Lairg, UK". Loch Veyatie · Lairg, UK. Retrieved 2022-09-04.
  3. "Abhainn a' Chnocain · Lairg IV27 4HH, UK". Abhainn a' Chnocain · Lairg IV27 4HH, UK. Retrieved 2022-09-15.
  4. "Maps". www.bing.com. Retrieved 2022-09-15.