Loch Lomond

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Loch Lomond

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom
  • Site number: 
    73
  • Area: 
    237 ha
  • Designation date: 
    05-01-1976
  • Coordinates: 
    56°04'N 04°32'W
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Overview

Loch Lomond. 05/01/76; Scotland; 237 ha; 56°04'N 004°30'W. Nature Reserve, SSSI, Environmentally Sensitive Area, Scenic Area. A large freshwater lake, with waters varying from nutrient-poor to nutrient-rich. The site includes river floodplains and five wooded islands. The floodplain is a mosaic of open water, average nutrient-load fen, wet woodland, meadows, and grazing areas supporting rich communities of plants, invertebrates, fish, and birds, including rare species, and internationally important numbers of wintering geese. Human activities include tourism, recreation, and water sports. Ramsar site no. 73. Most recent RIS information: 2006.

Administrative region: 
Scotland

  • National legal designation: 
    • nnr
    • sssi
    • nsa
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2006

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