NX6474 : Loch Ken

taken 3 years ago, near to Ironmacannie, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

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Loch Ken
Loch Ken
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Loch Ken is a 9-mile long freshwater loch in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. It lies in the Glenkens, where it is fed from the north by the Water of Ken and from the west by the Dee. It continues as the Dee south from Glenlochar, where the water is held back by the Glenlochar Barrage. Part of the Galloway hydro-electric power scheme, the barrage regulates the river's flow..
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Villages around Loch Ken include Glenlochar at the south, Laurieston and Mossdale on the west side of the loch, and Crossmichael and Parton on the east. The village of New Galloway lies one mile to its north. The parish church of Balmaghie is also by the loch.
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NX6474, 57 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 4 March, 2019
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 648 747 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:2.9233N 4:7.0082W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 645 741
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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