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Maree, Loch

Maree, Loch (lŏkh mərēˈ) [key], lake, 13 mi (21 km) long and 1 to 3 mi (1.6–4.8 km) wide, Highland, NW Scotland. It drains into the Minch through the Ewe River and Loch Ewe. Set in the Highlands, Loch Maree is known for its scenery. Isle Maree, near the north shore, has a primitive burial ground and the ruins of a 7th-century chapel.

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

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