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|Gaelic name||Eilean Cearstaigh|
|Meaning of name||"Hart island", from Norse|
Eilean Kearstay shown within the Outer Hebrides
|OS grid reference|
|Island group||Lewis and Harris|
|Area rank||166= |
|Highest elevation||37 m|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Council area||Outer Hebrides|
In 1990 the island was sold by Prince Robin de la Lanne-Mirrlees to an Australian. It was sold to new owners three years later.
- Area and population ranks: there are c. 300 islands over 20 ha in extent and 93 permanently inhabited islands were listed in the 2011 census.
- 2001 UK Census per List of islands of Scotland
- Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
- Ordnance Survey
- Iain Mac an Tailleir. "Placenames" (PDF). Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 2007-07-22.
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