| Share

Leven, Loch

Leven, Loch (lŏkh lēˈvən) [key], lake, 31/2 mi (5.6 km) long, Perth and Kinross, E Scotland. Its several islands include Castle Island, with the ruins of the castle in which Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned in 1567–68, and St. Serf's, with the ruins of an ancient priory. The Leven River, outlet of the lake, flows E through Fife to the Firth of Forth.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Loch Leven from Infoplease:

  • Kinross, town, Scotland - Kinross Kinross , town (1991 pop. 3,459), Perth and Kinross, E Scotland, on Loch Leven. Kinross is ...
  • Campbells are Coming - Campbells are Coming (The). This soul-stirring song was composed in 1715, when the Earl of Mar ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: British and Irish Physical Geography

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring