Eilean an Ròin Mòr

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Not to be confused with Eilean nan Ròn.
Eilean an Ròin Mòr
Location
Eilean an Ròin Mòr is located in Highland
Eilean an Ròin Mòr
Eilean an Ròin Mòr
En an Ròin Mòr shown within Highland Scotland
OS grid reference NC177584
Names
Norse name Eilean an Ròin Mòr
Meaning of name large seal island
Area and summit
Area 33 hectares (0.13 sq mi)
Highest elevation 63 metres (207 ft)
Population
Population 0
Groupings
Island group Highland / Islands of Sutherland
Local Authority Highland
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References [1][2][3]

Eilean an Ròin Mòr is an uninhabited island in north west Sutherland.

Geography[edit]

Eilean an Ròin Mòr, with its neighbour, Eilean an Ròin Beag, forms rocky peninsula to the north of Oldshoremore beach.[2] Only a narrow channel separates it from the mainland.[3]

The rocky island has little vegetation.[2]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ 2001 UK Census per List of islands of Scotland
  2. ^ a b c Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  3. ^ a b Ordnance Survey

Coordinates: 58°28′34″N 5°7′38″W / 58.47611°N 5.12722°W / 58.47611; -5.12722