Loch Snizort

Loch Snizort is a sea loch in the northwest of the Isle of Skye between the Waternish and Trotternish peninsulas. It is fed by the River Snizort, originating in the hills east of Bracadale.[1] The mouth of Loch Snizort gives access to the lower Minch and contains the Ascrib Islands.

Loch Snizort
Loch Snizort is located in Isle of Skye
Loch Snizort
Loch Snizort
LocationIsle of Skye, Hebrides, Scotland
Coordinates57°34′N 6°28′W / 57.567°N 6.467°W / 57.567; -6.467
TypeSea Loch
Primary inflowsRiver Snizort
Primary outflowsThe Lower Minch
Max. width8 miles (13 km)
IslandsAscrib Islands
ReferencesGroome, Francis H (1885). Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography. 6. Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works. Retrieved 8 October 2010.

Sea fishing in Loch Snizort yields mackerel, pollock, and ling.[2]

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  1. ^ "Loch Snizort". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 19 September 2009.
  2. ^ Bradshaw, Mathew (2007). "Highland Fishing". Archived from the original on 11 January 2012. Retrieved 4 July 2011.

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Coordinates: 57°34′N 6°28′W / 57.567°N 6.467°W / 57.567; -6.467