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Monar, Loch

A historical perspective, drawn from the Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical and Historical, edited by Francis H. Groome and originally published in parts by Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works, Edinburgh between 1882 and 1885.

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Monar, Loch, an alpine lake on the mutual border of Inverness and Ross shires, 25 miles WSW of Beauly. Lying at an altitude of 663 feet above sea-level, it extends 4¼ miles east-by-northward, has an utmost breadth of 3¾ furlongs, and from its foot sends off the river Farrer. It occupies a wild hollow, overhung to the S by peaked Sgurr na Lapaich (3773 feet); contains good trout and pike; and at its E end has Monar shooting-lodge.—Ord. Sur., sh. 82, 1882.

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