Great Ganilly

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Great Ganilly
Guen Hily
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Great Ganilly
Great Ganilly is located in Isles of Scilly
Great Ganilly
Great Ganilly
Coordinates 49°57′06″N 6°15′24″W / 49.9517°N 6.2567°W / 49.9517; -6.2567Coordinates: 49°57′06″N 6°15′24″W / 49.9517°N 6.2567°W / 49.9517; -6.2567
OS grid reference SV947145
Archipelago Isles of Scilly
Area 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
United Kingdom
Civil parish St Martin's
Population 0

Great Ganilly (Cornish: Guen Hily, pronounced "g'NIL-ee", meaning the saltwater downs) is one of the Eastern Isles of the Isles of Scilly. It has a maximum total area of 0.13 square kilometres and a highest point of 34 metres above sea level, located in the middle of the island. There are two known Cairns near the summit.


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