Flodaigh Mòr

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Flodaigh Mòr
Location
Flodaigh Mòr is located in Outer Hebrides
Flodaigh Mòr
Flodaigh Mòr
Flodaigh Mòr shown within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid reference NF913570
Names
Gaelic name Flodaigh
Meaning of name "big raft island", from Norse
Area and summit
Area 58 ha
Area rank 187[1]
Highest elevation 28 m
Population
Population 0
Groupings
Island group Uists and Barra
Local Authority Na h-Eileanan Siar
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References [2][3][4]

Flodaigh Mòr (or Floddaymore) is an uninhabited island in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

Geography and geology[edit]

Flodaigh Mòr lies east of North Uist, close offshore to Ronay. It contains a large freshwater loch (with its own islets). The eastern headland (Rubha nan Caorach) is almost detached. To the north, skerries almost connect to Floddaybeg.[3]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Area and population ranks: there are c. 300 islands >20ha in extent and 93 permanently inhabited islands were listed in the 2011 census.
  2. ^ 2001 UK Census per List of islands of Scotland
  3. ^ a b Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  4. ^ Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/getamap/.

Coordinates: 57°29′54″N 7°9′12″W / 57.49833°N 7.15333°W / 57.49833; -7.15333