Lingay, Fiaray

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Lingay
Location
Lingay is located in Outer Hebrides
Lingay
Lingay
Lingay shown within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid reference NF750115
Names
Gaelic name Lingeigh
Meaning of name heather island
Area and summit
Area ha
Highest elevation 51 m
Population
Population 0
Groupings
Island group Uist and Barra
Local Authority Outer Hebrides
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References [1][2][3]

Lingay is an uninhabited Scottish island in the Sound of Barra in the Western Isles. It lies between South Uist, Eriskay, Fuday and Fiaray. Its maximum height is 51 metres.[4]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ 2001 UK Census per List of islands of Scotland
  2. ^ Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  3. ^ Ordnance Survey
  4. ^ "Overview of Lingay". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 2008-03-16. 

Coordinates: 57°04′46″N 7°21′58″W / 57.07936°N 7.36609°W / 57.07936; -7.36609