Loch of Skene

Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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Loch of Skene is a wide, lowland loch located near Westhill, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Its length reaches 1.6 km (1 mile), its surface is about 144.4 ha (357 acres) and maximum depth touches 1.8 m (6 feet). The loch is partially made by human hand, being dammed at its outflow on the southern side to create a reservoir.

Lock of Skene is a designated Special Protection Area and a Site of Special Scientific Interest for wildlife conservation purposes. Greylag geese, goldeneye ducks and pink-footed geese can be observed in the area. Permits are required for fishing - pike can be found in the loch.

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Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Latitude: 57.157484, Longitude: -2.355162

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