Garbh Sgeir

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Garb Sgeir at the western margin of the 1892 map

Not to be confused with the nearby islet of the same name that lies 400 m east of the southern tip of the island of Eigg, north of Eilean Chathastail.

Garbh Sgeir (Gaelic: 'rough skerry') is a rock about 100 metres west of the islet Òigh-sgeir, in the Small Isles, Lochaber, Scotland. There is an anchorage between the two.

The rock is home to a large colony of seabirds, and is protected by Scottish Natural Heritage.

References[edit]

  • Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004) The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh. Canongate.
  • Murray, W.H. (1966) The Hebrides. London. Heinemann.

Coordinates: 56°58′8″N 6°41′01″W / 56.96889°N 6.68361°W / 56.96889; -6.68361