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Birka Water

Birka Water is a small lowland lochan in Shetland, Scotland.

Geospatial Data
Surface Area 0.2 ha (0.5 acres)
Perimeter 0.2 km (0.1 miles)
Maximum Fetch 57 m
Shoreline Development Index 1.045
OS Grid Reference (lake centre) HU312870
Latitude (lake centre) 60.565600
Longitude (lake centre) -1.431800
Altitude 136 m (446 ft)
Distance to sea 0.8 km (0.5 miles)
Islands 0
Administrative Data
European region Scotland
Scottish Parliament constituency Shetland Islands
Scottish Parliament region Highlands and Islands
UK Parliament constituency Orkney and Shetland
Unitary Authority Shetland Islands Council
Unitary Authority ward (UTW) Shetland North

What does all this mean?


This is one of a group of associated lakes with the same name. Go to main entry.