Loch Laggan and Loch Ericht are the principal lakes, and the district is abundantly watered by the Spey and its numerous tributaries.
This result was not, however, achieved before President Kruger had done his utmost to induce Sir Henry Loch to promise some revision in favour of the Transvaal of the London Convention.
LOCH AWE, the longest freshwater lake in Scotland, situated in mid-Argyllshire, 116 ft.
MacCarthy (4 vols., Dublin, 1887-1901); The Annals of Loch Ce, edited by W.
The river Awe, issuing from the north-western horn of the loch, affords excellent trout and salmon fishing.
Steamers make the tour of the loch, starting from Balloch and calling at Balmaha, Luss, Rowardennan, Tarbet, Inversnaid and Ardlui.
During the summer there is a coach service to Ford at the lower end of Loch Awe.
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It is delightfully situated at the south-western extremity of Loch Ness, about 30 m.
So much for the increased horrors of the chasm of Loch Fyne when emptied.
From the west the loch receives the Inveruglas, the Douglas, the Luss, the Finlas and the Fruin.
Ardrishaig (pop. 1285), a seaport on the west of the mouth of Loch Gilp, is the east terminus of the Crinan Canal.
For fully three-fourths of its length Loch Shiel has a south-westerly direction, but at Eilean Fhianain (Finnan's Island) it strikes towards the west.
Even pure waters, however, such as that of Loch Katrine (which forms the Glasgow supply), act so slowly, at least on such lead pipes as have already been in use for some time, that there is no danger in using short lead service pipes even for them, if the taps are being constantly used.
It lies at the north-eastern end of Loch Linnhe, an arm of the sea, about 62 m.
In May 1895, on the urgent representations of Sir Henry Loch, the British government annexed Tongaland, including Kosi Bay, thus making the British and Portuguese boundaries conterminous on the coast of south-east Africa.
He was afterwards rector of Abbreochy, Loch Ness, and later held a chantry in the cathedral of Norway.
The boundary between the counties of Perth and Stirling runs from Glengyle, at the head of the lake, down the centre to a point opposite Stronachlachar from which it strikes to the south-western shore towards Loch Arklet.
LOCH ERICHT, a lake partly in Inverness-shire and partly in Perthshire, Scotland, lying between the districts of Badenoch on the N.
The two ends of the loch are wholly dissimilar in character, the scenery of the upper extremity being majestic, while that of the lower half is pastoral and tame.
From the loch, is one of the pleasantest villages in the Highlands and has a great vogue in midsummer.
Other experiments in inductive telegraphy were made by Preece, aided by the officials of the British Postal Telegraph Service, in Glamorganshire in 1887; at Loch Ness in Scotland in 1892; on Conway Sands in 1893; and at Frodsham, on the Dee, in 1894.
It is an important harbour in connexion with the Loch Fyne herring-fishery, and there is also a distillery.
Carlingwark Loch contains several islets, on one of which is a crannog, or ancient lake dwelling.
Above the sea, lies Loch Avon (or A'an), a narrow lake about 12 m.
North of that of Ben Macdhui, may be reached from the latter with scarcely any descent, by following the rugged ridge flanking the western side of Loch Avon.
Loch Dilate lies 11 m.
It receives the Finnan and other small streams and discharges by the Shiel to the salt-water Loch Moidart.
It is situated at the head of Loch Ryan, an arm of the North Channel (Irish Sea), 59 m.
The oyster beds, for which Loch Ryan was once noted, are not cultivated, but the fisheries (white fish and herrings) are still of some consequence.
It stood on the banks of a small loch and was known as the Monastery of the Green Lake from the mass of confervae with which the water was continually covered.
This led to a protest, and eventually a visit to Pretoria, from Sir Henry Loch the high commissioner.
Both the Lochy and the Nevis enter Loch Linnhe immediately to the north of Fort William.
In winter the game of curling is played on Duddingston Loch, and Dunsappie, St Margaret's Loch, Lochend and other sheets of water are covered with skaters.
It is traversed by the Grampian mountains and watered by the Tay, Tummel, Garry, Tilt, Bruar and other streams. Glen Garry and Glen Tilt are the chief glens, and Loch Rannoch and Loch Tummel the principal lakes.
This was replaced by several castles in succession, of which one - Castle Dounie - was taken by Cromwell and burned by the duke of Cumberland in 1746, the conflagration being witnessed from a neighbouring hill by Simon, Lord Lovat, before his capture on Loch Morar.