Traad

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Traad
Traad is located in Northern Ireland
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54°43′12″N 6°31′44″W / 54.72°N 6.529°W / 54.72; -6.529Coordinates: 54°43′12″N 6°31′44″W / 54.72°N 6.529°W / 54.72; -6.529

Traad , also known as Traad Point, is a small peninsula near Ballyronan in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Located at the north-west, of Lough Neagh, it has a large conservation area that is abundant with wildlife as well as a nine-hole golf club. It is situated within Mid-Ulster District.

The Ulster Freshwater Laboratory

It contains the now abandoned Ulster Freshwater Laboratory at its eastern-most extent, known as Traad Point. This laboratory was formerly the largest marine biology centre in the UK.

See also

External links

  • Brief information on the laboratory - www.iode.org
  • More info in the laboratory - www.factsonline.ie
  • Info on the golf club- www.gui.ie
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