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The River Ness - From Loch Ness to the Sea
The north-eastern end of Loch Ness is usually taken as being Bona Narrows, where the water flows out of the loch on its journey to the sea.
The River Ness flows through the town centre of Inverness, and there are roads or footpaths along both banks for several kilometres between the river mouth and the Ness Islands area.
www.lochnessinvestigation.org /RiverNessJourney.html   (588 words)

There have been several reports of a seal in Loch Ness (Anon, 1933; 1934; 1934) and beyond Loch Ness in the River Oich (Harvie-Brown and Buckley, 1895, p183), but these reports were not supported by photographs and were not believed.
The seal was seen in the river exit of Loch Ness at Lochend on four separate occasions (Dec. 1, Dec. 21, Jan. 13, Feb. 8) yet it did not descend the river to the sea.
In former times in Loch Awe, however, when the outlet river flowed freely to the sea, seals were seen: "The seal comes up from the ocean, through a very rapid river, into Loch Awe in quest for salmon, and retires to the sea at the approach of winter".
www.lochnessinvestigation.org /SILN.html   (1645 words)

 Rogue Nessie
Under normal river conditions the velocity of the water moving through these gaps is considered too vigorous to be overcome by any swimming creature.(1) But when the river is swollen by heavy rains (common in January and February) the weirs are practically submerged and the current runs through the gaps at a much reduced speed(2).
Recorded sightings of unidentified animals in the River Ness serve to validate the notion that the river, when swollen by heavy rains, is indeed a viable route of entry into Loch Ness from the sea.
The loch rose and the River Ness was in spate.
www.strangemag.com /roguenessie.html   (3072 words)

 Loch Ness Water - Facts and Information
Loch Ness is situated at the North Eastern end of the Great Glen, a large "side-slip" (and active) fault line that splits the north of Scotland down the middle and further sculpted by Ice Age glaciers.
Loch Ness is 51 feet (16 metres) higher than sea level, is 23 miles long and 1 mile wide.
The power company Hydro Electric is able to adjust the level of the water in Loch Ness by several feet, a practiced used to prevent flooding in the River Ness and Inverness.
www.lochnesswater.co.uk /loch_ness_water_facts.htm   (351 words)

 Salmon Fishing in Scotland - River Ness
The River Ness is a big river, carrying the water from its large catchment on the five mile journey from Loch Ness to Inverness and out into the Moray Firth.
Much of the spring fishing on the Ness is done with the spinning rod, while any early fly fishing is done with long powerful rods of up to 17 feet and large tube flies fished on sinking lines.
The upper Ness beats are in private hands and may be difficult to get on but the Inverness Town water is run by the Inverness Angling Club and is available to visiting anglers on a day or weekly ticket at very reasonable cost.
www.trout-salmon-fishing.com /scotland-river-ness.htm   (407 words)

 River Ness
The Ness Bridge is quite close to the Inverness Castle, and is a great spot for photos of the magnificent looking Castle (I took a few from the bridge).
The Suspension Bridge is a bit further down the river from the Ness Bridge, and is a suspension walking bridge, also quite conveniant for getting to and fro throughout the city.
The River Ness itself is quite a nice little river, and it makes for a view looking down through the river from the Ness Bridge.
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 Familiarisation with Loch Ness
It leaves Loch Ness at the Bonar Narrows, separates from the canal at Loch Dochfour SATPIC 1 Then continues its way to the firths of Moray and Beauly through gravel beds deposited by the glaciers of the last ice age and upon which Inverness now stands.
The river Moriston SATPIC 23 is very attractive here and there is a good view from the modern bridge of a folly towards the loch and an ancient Wade Bridge in the opposite direction.
In the centre of the village, after crossing the River Oich, a staircase of canal locks SATPIC 31 is seen as we pass over the swing bridge across the canal.
www.loch-ness.com /files/familiarisation.html   (4708 words)

 TrueAuthority.com - Cryptozoology - Nessie
Loch Ness, being situated in Scotland, is the first of a series of Lochs and is also the largest of these Lochs.
They were driving along the lake when a gigantic animal came out of the woods beside the road and crossed their path, heading for the water.
To say that the monsters of Loch Ness permanently live in the lake is, in all likelihood, a false assumption.
www.trueauthority.com /cryptozoology/nessie.htm   (1390 words)

 Loch Ness Monster - Crystalinks
The Loch Ness Monster, sometimes called "Nessie" or "Ness" (Scottish Gaelic: Niseag) is a creature or group of creatures said to live in Loch Ness, a deep freshwater loch (lake) near the city of Inverness in northern Scotland.
The modern preoccupation with the Loch Ness Monster was aroused by a photograph allegedly taken by surgeon R.K. Wilson on April 19, 1934, which seemed to show a large creature with a long neck gliding through the water.
Theories as to the exact nature of the Loch Ness Monster sightings are varied: pareidolia or misidentification of seals, fish, logs, mirages, seiches, and light distortion, crossing of boat wakes, or unusual wave patterns.
www.crystalinks.com /loch_ness.html   (1786 words)

River Ness Cottages contain several comfortable apartments in a superb riverfront location in Inverness.
The cottages are in a historic row of 17th and 18th century townhouses lining the River Ness in the epicenter of Inverness.
Within reach are such popular destinations as the Nairn coast to the east, the Cairngorm mountains and Loch Ness to the south, the Isle of Skye to the west, and the remote Northern Highlands leading to John o’ Groats on the northern tip of Britain.
www.homeatfirst.com /rivernes.htm   (442 words)

 Fishing in Scotland. Fisheries and fishing on the Ness system around Inversness
The River Ness has a reputation as a river which provides summer and early autumn sport of high quality and catches at times can be prolific.
There is Trout fishing on the upper Beauly and River Glass from April to June and on the Gorm Loch, the Erchless burn and the Long Loch throughout the season.
Salmon fishing on the River Glass is set amidst exceptional scenery and takes in upwards of six miles of the river with over 30 named pools, three rods fishing a different beat every day of the week.
www.fishing-scotland.net /ness.htm   (1152 words)

 Miscellaneous   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Loch Ness is on a side-slip fault, not a rift fault as is often erroneously quoted.
From the northwest the lochs are Loch Ness, Loch Oich, Loch Lochy and Loch Linnhe.
Loch Ness is connected to the sea by the Caledonian Canal and the River Ness.
www.loch-ness.info /sections/themystery/relatedpages/miscellaneous.html   (4130 words)

 Presbyterian College: The River Ness
The photo was taken on a very clear and brisk November morning after a snowstorm, and it highlights the panorama from one of the many bridges that span the River Ness, which subsequently flows into the ever-famous Loch Ness.
The high church steeples along the shores of the river, the dark rippling water beneath the amazing walking bridges, and the white capped Cairngorm Mountains in the distance all combine to provide the city with absolutely spectacular views.
Due to my study abroad experience last fall at the University of Stirling in Stirling Scotland, I was able to travel across Britain and really experience both the English and the Scottish culture and study their rich histories.
www.presby.edu /presby_main/main_template_T6_R2330.html   (183 words)

 River Ness & Inverness Castle close by B&B accommodation lodgings, Scotland UK
River Ness and Inverness Castle close by BandB accommodation lodgings, Scotland UK A unique haven of cosiness and character, the beautiful country garden
The river flows through the centre of the city, the water is clear and fast flowing during the winter months when the water levels are very high due to the snow thawing on the hills.
A fascinating and interesting time can be spent watching the fishermen casting their flies in the middle of the river in the summer time from one of the many seats, in sheltered places around the riverside.
www.millwoodhouse.co.uk /pics/rness.htm   (158 words)

 Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Columba, for instance, was supposed to have encountered a large serpent in the River Ness over 1400 years ago.
Frank Searle, a former army captain, arrived in Loch Ness to search for the monster during the early 1970s and soon established a reputation as a definite character.
But subsequent examination revealed the vertebrae were embedded in limestone not found near Loch Ness, and the fossil showed signs of having recently been in a marine environment.
www.museumofhoaxes.com /nessiehoaxes.html   (1562 words)

 Loch Ness Information Site - Loch Ness Monster Candidates
Around 12,000 years ago Loch Ness was still within the grips of the Lomond advance of ice and the loch would have been a solid block of ice.
Owing to Loch Ness being fresh water and the North Sea being salt water, plus the fact that the only way into the loch was from the sea after the last ice age, we can conclude that no large invertebrate could have made that transition.
It has often been put forward that the Loch Ness Monster could be some sort of long-necked seal, sea cow or whale, but no such animal is known to exist anywhere in the world and it is now considered that all known large mammals have been catalogued.
www.loch-ness.org /sections/themystery/evidencepages/candidates.html   (1479 words)

 A Geological View of Loch Ness
Loch Ness is the largest of three lochs located in the Great Glen which divides the North of Scotland along a line from Fort William to Inverness.
The shatter belt of rock produced by the fault movement is mostly under Loch Ness, and the ease with which erosion could remove this rock accounts for the wide straight trench of the Great Glen.
The Loch Ness area is still seismically active and averages 3 earthquakes per century at Richter 4.
www.nessie.co.uk /nessie/nessgeo.html   (932 words)

 Ness (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word ness is an archaic word meaning a headland or cape and comes from nes in Icelandic / Old Norse and for that reason there are many places once under Viking or Norse influence that include the word (see List of generic forms in British place names).
River Ness - links the Loch to the North Sea at Inverness.
Orford Ness - shingle spit and bird sanctuary in Suffolk, England.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ness_(disambiguation)   (279 words)

 Loch Ness Temperature, Shape, Color-Nessie's Grotto - Lochness Monster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Tammy Van Wisse, renowned long-distance swimmer who set a speed record for swimming the length of Loch Ness in 1999 said, "I have to say this is one of the scariest swims I’ve ever done," she admits, giggling nevertheless.
Loch Ness is one of three long thin lakes that formed along the fault line that runs diagonally SW-NE through the Scottish Highlands.
Many rivers flow into Loch Ness, but only one flows out: the River Ness which is one of the best fishing rivers in Scotland.
www.simegen.com /writers/nessie/lake.htm   (301 words)

 The Loch Ness Clansman Hotel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A myth as to the origin of Loch Ness states, The Great Glen which now lies under the waters of Loch Ness, was a beautiful valley, sheltered from every blast by high mountains, clothed with trees and herbs of the richest hues.
Situated on the south side of Loch Ness near the village of Dores, Aldourie is one of only two castles on the shores of the Loch.
Loch Dochfour is an extension of Loch Ness and is situated on the estate belonging to Lord Burton.
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 Edinburgh Evening News - Sport - River Ness ready to claim debut win over fences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
RIVER Ness can make a successful debut over fences for trainer Nicky Richards in the Tattersalls (Ireland)/European Breeders’ Fund Mares’ Only Novices’ Chase (Qualifier) at Sedgefield tomorrow.
River Ness has been campaigned at around two and a half miles but her last run came over two miles at Ayr in January.
She found one too good again that day in Cita Verda but River Ness stayed on really well towards the finish and looked as though a step back up in trip would be to her benefit.
edinburghnews.scotsman.com /sport.cfm?id=166702003   (476 words)

 Inverness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
With its suspension bridges across the River Ness and old stone buildings, it is a pretty place which is well-known for its floral displays.
The jewel in Scotland's crown, however, is the magnificent Loch Ness.
There are Loch Ness visitor centres in Drumnadrochit where you can choose from the four star Loch Ness 2000 which covers the monster in the context of the natural history and environmental importance of the loch or its neighbour, the Loch Ness Monster Centre which concentrates on promoting the Nessie images.
www.scotlandvacations.com /inverness.htm   (594 words)

 Inverness Travel Accommodation Sightseeing - The Internet Guide to Scotland
With its suspension bridges across the River Ness and old stone buildings, it is a pretty place which is well-known for its floral displays (frequently a winner of awards in the Bloom of Britain competitions).
Follow the river past the Ness Islands until you reach Dores Road (just to give you an idea of distance - on the opposite side of the river is the ice rink - so quite a long way to walk).
The River Cafe and Restaurant at 10 Bank Street has river views as it is situated near the pedestrian bridge leading to Balnain House.
www.scotland-info.co.uk /inverness.htm   (2368 words)

 Inverness Angling Club - Fishing In The River Ness - Scottish Highlands
The River Ness - Inverness - The Scottish Highlands
The River Ness is located at the very heart of the Scottish Highlands.
This beautiful river has built a solid reputation for its fine catches of salmon, sea trout and brown trout which have delivered years of pleasure for the region’s anglers and visitors from many parts of the UK and overseas.
www.invernessanglingclub.co.uk   (259 words)

 Inverness, Scotland - United Kingdom - Travel Directory, Information, & Links - Travelers Digest
Situated on the banks of the River Ness, a few minutes walk from all the amenities of the Highland Capital of Inverness.
Close to Loch Ness and situated in the foothills of the Monadhliath Mountains.
Situated close to the castle, this friendly Town House Hotel is beside the River Ness, and only a few minutes walk from the Inverness town centre.
www.travelersdigest.com /inverness.htm   (1847 words)

 Exclusive Inverness Tours. Loch Ness Tour and Cruise, Glen Affric, Western Highlands, Mull, Skye, Outer Hebrides.
With Tony you are with one of the true experts on Loch Ness who conceived and established the Loch Ness Centre and has been involved with many of the expeditions to come to the loch.
Some six miles from Lochend we come to the Loch Ness Clansman Hotel and harbour SATPIC 11 which is also occasionally used as a base camp by the Loch Ness Project.
The Loch Ness Clansman Hotel, itself, is a creation of the sixties, a timber faced modern hotel with a bar and restaurant boasting panoramic views over the loch.
www.invernesstours.com   (6002 words)

 Inverness B&B Accommodation at Ness Bank Guest House in the Highlands of Scotland
Ness Bank Guest House is an elegant Georgian house ideally situated on one of the most scenic riverside locations in Scotland and has been tastefully updated to meet modern day standards.
The house is the closest Guest House in Ness Bank to the city centre and is only a few minutes walk from the Bus and Rail Stations, Theatre, Cathedral, Castle and lovely riverside walks and parks.
Ness Bank House is only 5 minutes walk from the train and bus station or a short taxi ride from the Airport.
www.nessbankguesthouse.co.uk   (678 words)

 Inverness Self Catering Cottages, accommodation in Inverness, Scotland
Ness Cottage is situated about five minutes' walk from Eden Court Theatre and ten minutes' walk from Inverness City Centre.
In the middle of the River Ness is a group of Islands which are linked with bridges and the paths offer some attractive walks.
The River Ness flows through the centre of the city.
www.nesscottage.co.uk   (151 words)

 River Lodge, Ness Castle Fishing, Inverness self catering Castle holidays in Scotland, - Castle holidays in the ...
This is a very special house in a glorious setting on the banks of the River Ness.
There are many activities available in the area with Loch Ness a short drive away and numerous forest walks and bike trails as well as easy access to the Moray coastline and beaches.
Fishing on the famous Ness Castle Fishing beat river is available in season by arrangement.
www.scotland-holiday-homes.co.uk /inverness-shire/river-lodge.htm   (331 words)

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