What Is the Difference between a Loch and a Lake?

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There is actually no difference between a lake and a loch. A lake is a large, usually fresh water body surrounded by land. Loch is used to mean lake in Scotland. There is only one lake in Scotland, the lake of Menteith.
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There is only 1 lake in Scotland, all the others are lochs. A loch is a lake by another name.... Nothing, they are the same thing - just different
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Language. Why don't you include lough in that? Probably the same reason that the UK team at the last Olympic Games were called 'GB' - excluding Northern Ireland. Let's hope they get
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Purely location, in Scotland lakes are called lochs. Although in Scotland not all lakes are called lochs, there is the "Lake of Montieth"
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A lake is a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land. Loch is just the Scottish word for lake.
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