Eynhallow Sound

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Eynhallow Sound is a seaway lying between Mainland Orkney and the island of Rousay in the Orkney Islands,[1] Scotland. The tidal indraught is "scarcely felt beyond a line joining Costa Head and the Reef of Quendale".[2] An Iron Age broch, Gurness, has a strategic outlook over the Eynhallow Sound.[3]

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  1. ^ United Kingdom Ordnance Survey Map Landranger Map, Orkney Mainland, 1:50,000 scale, 2002
  2. ^ "Tide Tables for the British and Irish Ports", 1863
  3. ^ C.Michael Hogan, Gurness, The Megalithic Portal, ed. A. Burnham, 2 December 2007 [1]

Coordinates: 59°07′52″N 3°04′34″W / 59.131°N 3.076°W / 59.131; -3.076