Soay Mòr

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Soay Mòr
Soay Mòr is located in Outer Hebrides
Soay Mòr
Soay Mòr
Soay Mòr shown within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid reference NB063051
Gaelic name Sòdhaigh Mòr
Area and summit
Area 45 ha (111 acres)
Area rank 210=[1]
Highest elevation 37 m (121 ft)
Population 0
Island group Lewis and Harris
Local Authority Na h-Eileanan Siar
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References [2][3][4][5]

Soay Mòr (Scottish Gaelic: Sòdhaigh Mòr) is an island in West Loch Tarbert, between the northern and southern parts of Harris. The uninhabited island is separated from the southwest coast of North Harris by the Soay Sound. The adjacent Soay Beag is accessible on foot at low tide.

Soay Mòr from Harris


  1. ^ Area and population ranks: there are c. 300 islands >20ha in extent and 93 permanently inhabited islands were listed in the 2011 census.
  2. ^ 2001 UK Census per List of islands of Scotland
  3. ^ Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  4. ^ Ordnance Survey. 1:50,000 (Map).
  5. ^ "Overview for Soay Mòr". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 4 October 2008. 

Coordinates: 57°56′15″N 6°57′46″W / 57.9376°N 6.9628°W / 57.9376; -6.9628