NT1716 : Loch Skeen

taken 9 years ago, 3 km from Birkhill, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Loch Skeen
Loch Skeen
The loch lies in a glaciated hanging valley in the Grey Mare's Tail Nature Reserve owned by the National Trust for Scotland. Vendace, one of Britain's rarest fresh water fish, which dates back to the Ice Age, are to be found in this loch. The blue-green fish was introduced to the loch in the nineties and it now has more vendace per hectare than its only remaining native site in Britain at Derwent Water in the Lake District.
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NT1716, 37 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 14 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 15 March, 2008
Category
Loch   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1735 1605 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:25.8806N 3:18.4587W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1737 1596
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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