Ceallasaigh Mòr

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Ceallasaigh Mòr
Location
Ceallasaigh Mòr is located in Outer Hebrides
Ceallasaigh Mòr
Ceallasaigh Mòr
Ceallasaigh Mòr shown within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid reference NF910723
Names
Gaelic name Ceallasaigh Mòr
Area and summit
Area 55 ha[1]
Area rank 190=[3]
Highest elevation 10 m[2]
Population
Population 0
Groupings
Island group Uists and Barra
Local Authority Na h-Eileanan Siar
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References [4]

Ceallasaigh Mòr (or Keallasay More[5]) is a low-lying island in Loch Maddy off North Uist in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. This an area of shallow lagoons filled and drained by the tides each day. Ceallasaigh Beag lies to the south and these two islets are connected by a narrow strip of sand at low tide. Ceallasaigh Mòr may also join mainland North Uist near Bràigh Cheallasaigh at some stages of the tide.[2]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Rick Livingstone’s Tables of the Islands of Scotland (pdf) Argyll Yacht Charters. Retrieved 12 Dec 2011.
  2. ^ a b Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/getamap/. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  3. ^ Area and population ranks: there are c. 300 islands >20ha in extent and 93 permanently inhabited islands were listed in the 2011 census.
  4. ^ National Records of Scotland (15 August 2013) (pdf) Statistical Bulletin: 2011 Census: First Results on Population and Household Estimates for Scotland - Release 1C (Part Two). "Appendix 2: Population and households on Scotland’s inhabited islands". Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  5. ^ Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. p. 244. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 

Coordinates: 57°38′04″N 7°10′46″W / 57.63431°N 7.17948°W / 57.63431; -7.17948