The Bonnie, Bonnie Banks of Loch… Ness
Characterized by intrigue and enigma, Loch Ness is among the most popular tourist destinations in the world. This pristine lake located in the Scottish Highlands effortlessly captures the attention of a multitude of curious explorers, many of whom hope to catch a glimpse of the ever-elusive Loch Ness Monster. In this edition of The StickerTalk, we have compiled a collection of arcane, obscure, and amazing facts concerning this global focal point of wanderers from all walks of life.
- A direct result of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, a layer of radioactive settlement has been sitting at the bottom of Loch Ness since 1986.
- The deepest part of the lake is about 812 feet deep, making Loch Ness the second-deepest lake in Scotland.
- Dr. Robert Rines, an explorer partially responsible for discovering the Titanic, ventured to Loch Ness where he dedicated over 30 years of his life to finding the Loch Ness monster.
- An average of 20 Loch Ness monster sightings are reported each year.
- The first Loch Ness Monster sighting occurred in the 800s; sightings continue to serve as a source of both excitement and speculation.