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Monar, Loch

Situated on the border between Inverness, Ross and Cromarty , and Skye And Lochalsh districts of Highland Council Area, Loch Monar to the south of the East and West Monar Forests. The loch has a length of 8 miles (13 km) and has been used as a reservoir since 1963. Its level is artificially raised by a dam at its eastern end. This is an example of an arch-dam, a type relatively rare in Britain. The ruins of Strathmore Lodge lie beneath the water.


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