Beacon at south-west of Lamba
|OS grid reference||HU390816|
|Area and summit|
|Area||43 ha (0.17 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||35 m (115 ft)|
|Local Authority||Shetland Islands|
Lamba is an uninhabited island in Yell Sound in Shetland. It lies 1.5 km (0.93 mi) north of the entrance to the Sullom Voe inlet. Rising 35 metres above sea level, it has an area of 43 hectares (0.17 sq mi). Its main features are a 27m high light marking the entrance to Sullom Voe, and an adjacent communications mast.
- Area and population ranks: there are c. 300 islands >20ha in extent and 93 permanently inhabited islands were listed in the 2011 census.
- 2001 UK Census per List of islands of Scotland
- Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
- Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/getamap/.
- "Overview of The Lamb". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 4 October 2008.
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