Sunday, 6 July 2008

Loch Ness Monster

The Loch Ness Monster (Nessiteras rhombopteryx) is an alleged animal, identified neither as to a family or species, purportedly inhabiting Scotland's Loch Ness. The Loch Ness Monster is one of the best-known animals studied by cryptozoology. Popular belief and interest in the animal have waxed and waned over the years since it came to the world's attention in 1933. Evidence of its existence is largely anecdotal, with minimal, and much disputed, photographic material and sonar readings: there has not been any physical evidence (skeletal remains, capture of a live animal, definitive tissue samples or spoor) uncovered as of 2008. Local people, and later many around the world, have affectionately referred to the animal by the diminutive Nessie (Scottish Gaelic: "Niseag") since the 1950s. Wikipedia.

Loch Ness and its monster are both found in northern Scotland.
Loch Ness is part of the Great Glen, an enormous fissure in the earth that just about splits Scotland into two. There are a series of lochs, rivers and canals that link the Atlantic with the North Sea. this is the most eastern of these.
It is the largest freshwater lake in the Britain. It is twenty four miles long and a maximum of one and a half miles wide. Its maximum depth is around 750 feet and its average depth 450 feet. Because the waters are very cold, and also very cloudy it is difficult to see underwater more than a few feet. So there is a lot of murky water in which Nessie could hide.
For more information, click here.
Now, it is time for some English practice, click on this link and do this exercise on The Loch Ness Monster.


Clara y Cristina said...

Hello Marisa, that such the summer? And the examinations like them has it done? Have you passed? Good we hope that everything you is OK and that you conestes mas to the msn for ablar with you.
Kisses the Cristina, Clara and Pepe

Marisa García said...

Hello!!! I don't know the results of the exams yet, on Monday I will tell you. I am really nervous.

What about you? Are you enjoying your holidays? I hope so.

Lots of love,

Manu said...

Hola Marisa!! con tu permiso voy a hablarte en castellano que mi inglés lo tengo que mejorar bastante, por eso el año que viene quiero cojerlo en el instituto de idiomas! jaja!además si hay dudas ya se a quien recurro ;)

Espero que pases unas muy buenas vacaciones que te las mereces después de haber aprobado las oposiciones y espero que nos veamos muy pronto o en Sevilla o por tus tierras, ok?

Un beso muy grande Marisa!! Cuidate muchísimo!!! Ciao!

Marisa García said...

Hi Manu!!! It's great to read you here. Of course I will help you with your English.

Thanks a lot for your good wishes. See you around.
Lots of love,