Holm of Houton

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Holm of Houton
Holm of Houton offshore of Orkney Mainland, with Cava and Flotta beyond the ferry.
Holm of Houton offshore of Orkney Mainland, with Cava and Flotta beyond the ferry.
Location
Holm of Houton is located in Orkney Islands
Holm of Houton
Holm of Houton
Holm of Houton shown within Orkney
OS grid reference HY315032
Physical geography
Island group Orkney
Political geography
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Scotland
Council area Orkney Islands
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The Holm of Houton is one of the southern Orkney islands.

Geography[edit]

The Holm is in Midland Harbour, part of Scapa Flow. It is south of the Mainland parish of Orphir, near Houton whence its name.[1]

The Holm is north of Cava and Rysa Little, and to the north east of Hoy over the Bring Deeps.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Joseph (Ed.) (1893) "Introduction to Orkneyinga saga". Translated by Jón A. Hjaltalin & Gilbert Goudie. Edinburgh. James Thin and Mercat Press (1990 reprint). ISBN 0-901824-25-9

Coordinates: 58°55′N 3°11′W / 58.91°N 3.19°W / 58.91; -3.19