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hello to all ..Loch Katrine (About this sound listen (help·info); Scottish Gaelic: Loch Ceiteirein or Loch Ceathairne, pronounced [lˠ̪ɔx kʲʰeʰtʲəɾʲɛɲ]) is a freshwater loch and scenic attraction in the Trossachs area of the Scottish Highlands. It is within the district of Stirling. The loch is 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) long and 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) wide at the widest point and runs the length of Strath Gartney (Gaelic: Srath Ghartain). It is a popular destination for tourists and day visitors from Glasgow and nearby towns. The loch derives its name from the term cateran from the Gaelic ceathairne, a collective word meaning cattle thief[2] or possibly peasantry. Historically this referred to a band of fighting men of a clan; hence the term applied to marauders or cattle-lifters, the most notorious of whom was Rob Roy MacGregor who was born at Glengyle House at the northern end of the loch.

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  • Copyright: dale rys (dale54) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 889 W: 0 N: 1239] (12155)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2016-11-04
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: 1/512 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2017-04-21 9:43
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