Loch Lomond (/ /; Scots Gaelic: Loch Laomainn) is a freshwatter loch in Scotland that lies athort the Hieland Boundary Fault, aften seen as the boundary atween the lawlands o Central Scotland and the Hielands. Traditionally makkin up pairt o the boundary atween the coonties o Stirlingshire an Dunbartonshire, Loch Lomond is split atween the cooncil auries o Stirling, Argyll and Bute an Wast Dunbartonshire. Its soothren shores ur aboot 23 kilometre (14 mi) northwast o the centre o Glesga, the maist muckle city in Scotland. The Loch maks up pairt o the Loch Lomond an The Trossachs Naitional Pairk that wis creatit in 2002.
Loch Lomond, luikin soothward frae Ben Lomond
|Location||Wast Dunbartonshire/Argyll and Bute/Stirling, Scotland|
|Teep||freshwater loch, ribbon loch, dimictic|
|Primary inflows||Endrick Water, Fruin Water, River Falloch|
|Primar ootflows||River Leven|
|Catchment aurie||696 km2 (269 sq mi)|
|Max. lenth||36.4 km (22.6 mi)|
|Max. weenth||8 km (5.0 mi)|
|Surface aurie||71 km2 (27.5 sq mi)|
|Max. deepth||153 m (502 ft) to create a narrow, fjord-like finger lake. Further south the glaciers were able to spread across the softer Lowland sandstone, leading to a wider body of water that is rarely more than 30 m deep. In the period following the Loch Lomond Readvance the sea level rose, and for several periods Loch Lomond was connected to the sea, with shorelines identified at 13, 12 and 9 metres above sea level (the current loch lies at 8 m above sea level).|
|Watter vollum||2.6 km3 (0.62 cu mi)|
|Residence time||1.9 years|
|Surface elevation||7.9 m (26 ft)|
|Frozen||Last partial freezing: 2010|
Last complete freezin:
|Islands||60 (Inchcailloch, Inchmurrin, Inchfad)|
|Sections/sub-basins||north basin, sooth basin|
|Settlements||Balloch, Ardlui, Balmaha, Luss, Rowardennan, Tarbet|
|Designatit||5 January 1976|
It is the lairgest loch in Great Breetain bi surface area an conteens monie islands includin Inchmurrin. Inchmurrian itsel is the lairgest fresh watter island in the Breetish Isles. Loch Lomond is a popular place for leisur activities an is featurt in the weel kent sang The Bonnie Banks o Loch Lomond.
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