Oronsay, Loch Bracadale

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For other places with the same name, see List of islands called Oronsay.
Oronsay
View of Oronsay from Ullinish Point
View of Oronsay from Ullinish Point
Location
OS grid reference NG316360
Names
Gaelic name Orasaigh
Norse name Örfirirsey
Meaning of name tidal island
Area and summit
Area 18 hectares (44 acres)[1]
Highest elevation 72 metres (236 ft)
Population
Population 0
Main settlement none
Groupings
Island group Skye
Local Authority Highland
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References [2][3][4]

Oronsay (Scottish Gaelic: Orasaigh) is a tidal island in Loch Bracadale on the west coast of Skye, Scotland. At low water the island is connected to Ullinish Point on Skye.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Rick Livingstone’s Tables of the Islands of Scotland (pdf) Argyll Yacht Charters. Retrieved 12 Dec 2011.
  2. ^ National Records of Scotland (15 August 2013) (pdf) Statistical Bulletin: 2011 Census: First Results on Population and Household Estimates for Scotland - Release 1C (Part Two). "Appendix 2: Population and households on Scotland’s inhabited islands". Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  3. ^ Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  4. ^ Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/getamap/. Retrieved 21 August 2013.

Coordinates: 57°20′10″N 6°27′36″W / 57.33611°N 6.46000°W / 57.33611; -6.46000