Holm of Huip
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Veltie Skerry and the cairn on the Holm of Huip
Holm of Huip shown within Orkney
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Geography and geology
Like most of Orkney, the Holm is formed from Old Red Sandstone.
It lies opposite the airstrip and Huipness on Stronsay, and separated from it by Huip Sound.
- Haswell-Smith, Hamish. (2004) The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh. Canongate.
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