Eilean Ceann na Creige

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Eilean Ceann na Creige
Gaelic name Eilean Ceann na Creige
Meaning of name head of the rock
Location
Eilean Ceann na Creige is located in Argyll and Bute
Eilean Ceann na Creige
Eilean Ceann na Creige
Eilean Ceann na Creige shown within Argyll and Bute
OS grid reference NR818626
Coordinates 55°49′N 5°29′W / 55.81°N 5.48°W / 55.81; -5.48
Physical geography
Island group West Loch Tarbert, Argyll
Area approx 6 ha (15 acres)
Highest elevation 10 metres (33 ft)
Administration
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Scotland
Council area Argyll and Bute
Demographics
Population 0
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Kennacraig Ferry Terminal on Eilean Ceann na Creige

Eilean Ceann na Creige is a small island near Kennacraig in West Loch Tarbert in Scotland.[1] Ceann na Creige is Gaelic for head of the rock.[2]

Eilean Ceann na Creige is connected to Kennacraig by a causeway. It is the mainland terminal of the ferry to Islay,[3] Jura and Colonsay.

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  1. ^ United Kingdom Ordnance Survey Map. 2007. Landranger 1:50000 scale
  2. ^ Johnston, Bacon (1973). Johnston's Gazetteer of Scotland. Robert William Munro. 
  3. ^ "Crossings: Kennacraig". Ships of Calmac. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 

Coordinates: 55°48′23″N 5°29′14″W / 55.80639°N 5.48722°W / 55.80639; -5.48722