Lingeigh

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Lingeigh
Location
Lingeigh is located in Outer Hebrides
Lingeigh
Lingeigh
Lingeigh shown within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid reference NL602896
Names
Meaning of name heather island
Area and summit
Area 27 hectares (0.10 sq mi)[1]
Highest elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Population
Population 0
Groupings
Island group Uists and Barra
Local Authority Na h-Eileanan Siar
Flag of Scotland.svg Lymphad3.svg
References [2]
For the island off North Uist, see Lingeigh, North Uist.
For other places with the same name, see List of islands called Linga.

Lingeigh or Lingay is an unpopulated islet in the Outer Hebrides. It lies towards the southern end of the archipelago, just north of Rosinish and 3 miles (5 km) south of Vatersay. There is a cave on the south-east side of the island.

Lingeigh from Vatersay. It is the small island behind the first small one

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Rick Livingstone’s Tables of the Islands of Scotland" (pdf). Argyll Yacht Charters. Retrieved 12 Dec 2011. 
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/getamap/. Retrieved 21 August 2013.

Coordinates: 56°52′22″N 7°34′47″W / 56.87289°N 7.57963°W / 56.87289; -7.57963