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Loch

(lŏkh, lŏk). For names of Scottish lakes and inlets beginning with "Loch," see second part of element; e.g., for Loch Awe, see Awe, LochAwe, Loch
, lake, 25 mi (40 km) long, Argyll and Bute, W Scotland; 118 ft (36 m) above sea level. The hydroelectric power facility at Cruachan (completed 1967) has a 400,000-kW capacity.
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inland body of standing water occupying a hollow in the earth's surface. The study of lakes and other freshwater basins is known as limnology. Lakes are of particular importance since they act as catchment basins for close to 40% of the landscape, supply drinking water,
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loch

1. a Scot word for lake
2. a long narrow bay or arm of the sea in Scotland
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Martin added: "Lochan Lacha is also in the Welsh National and has 9st 4lb so we would need the top-weight [Neptune Collonges] to come out if we were to consider going to Chepstow, so he could well run at Leopardstown instead.
Tony Martin's Lochan Lacha is unlikely to make the trip as he is not guaranteed a place in the final field.
Lochan Mor (3.00) returned to something like his best when beaten threequarters of a length in a six-furlong handicap at Goodwood last Sunday.
Lochan is a convincing character, fiercely intelligent and passionate but crippled by intense shyness.
These include palpitation due to a missed or extra heart beat, or severe palpitation and even fainting, dizziness or sudden death," said Dr Lochan.
Only out of the first four on one occasion in 11 starts, Lochan Mor has just one win to his creditable so he will have to arrest a blank spell stretching back well over a year.
NEWMARKET: 5.40 Spartic, 6.10 Striking Love, 6.45 Lejaam, 7.15 Knotgarden, 7.50 Chabal, 8.20 Lochan Mor (nap).
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Pedigree yearling heifers (10) averaged PS858.90 and sold to 950gn (PS997.50) twice for 13-month-old heifers from Mr JM Haley, Lochan Farm, Kinrossie to Messrs J Caygill & Partners, Manor House, Rylstone.
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