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Delting is a civil parish and community council area on Mainland, Shetland, Scotland. It includes the Sullom Voe oil terminal and its main settlements are Brae, Mossbank and Voe.[1]

The parish, as described in 1882-1884, included the islands of Bigga (co-owned with the Civil parish of Yell), Fishholm, Brother Isle, Little Roe, and Muckle Roe; of these only Muckle Roe was at that time inhabited. The landward area "varies in breadth from 3 to 6 miles, being much intersected by voes or arms of the sea".[2]


  1. ^ "Delting Community Council Area Statement" (PDF). Sheltand Local Plan. Shetland Islands Council. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Delting Shetland". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 29 July 2014. Quoting from Frances Groome's 1882-1884 Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland

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