Loch Ness

More than just a monster

Loch Ness

What's the first thing you think of when you hear,"Loch Ness"? Probably the Loch Ness Monster ,right ?Well there's so much more things about Loch Ness that no one bathers to know ,because of the Loch Ness Monster .But I would like to inform you of many reasons why Loch Ness is so known ,some of which include ,opinions ,looks ,location ,and history .

Nessie

Loch Ness ,located in the Scotish Highlands ,has the largest volume of fresh water in Great Britain ;the body of water reaches a depth of nearly 800 feet and a length of about 23 miles .Scholars of the Loch Ness Monster find a dozen references to ,"Nessie" in Scotish history ,dating back to around 500 A.D. when local picts carved a strange aquatic creature into standing stones near Loch Ness .The earliest written reference to a monster in Loch Ness is a 7th century biography of Saint Columba ,the irish missionary who introduced Chritianity to Scotland .In 565 ,according to the biographer ,Columba was on his way to visit the king of northern picts near Inverness when he stopped at Loch Ness to confront a beast that had been killing people in the lake .Seeing a large beast about to attack another man, columba intervened ,invoking the name of god and commanding the creature to ,"go back with all speed." The monster retreated and never killed another man

Location and History

Loch Ness is the biggest of the lochs in Great Glen which is where it's located .In the Northeastern oart of Scotland .Other lochs include Loch Oich ,and Loch Lochy .And loch is another term for lake .People know of the Loch Ness Monster but, it's just a legend made up to keep children away from the lochs edge

5 facts of Loch Ness

  • Loch Ness never freezes
  • Loch Ness is 23 miles long and 1 mile wide
  • It holds the legend of the ,"Loch Ness Monster"
  • It was made in 1815 by Thomas Telford
  • It is the biggest of three lochs in Scotland

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