Category:Loch Mhòr

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Loch Mhòr is a loch in the traditional county of Inverness-shire in the Scottish Highlands. It occupies much of the wide floor of Stratherrick which runs roughly parallel to Loch Ness around 3mi / 5km to its southeast. A generally shallow body of water, Loch Mhòr achieves a depth in excess of 20m towards its southern end. Loch Mhòr was originally two separate lochs, Loch Garth in the southwest and Loch Farraline in the northeast, but these were joined when the water level was raised, so it could be used as a reservoir for the hydro-electric scheme and aluminium smelter at Foyers.