Guillamon Island

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Guillamon Island
north shore of Guillamon Island
north shore of Guillamon Island
Location
Guillamon Island is located in Highland
Guillamon Island
Guillamon Island
Guillamon Island shown within Highland
OS grid referenceNG6379927276
Coordinates57°16′30″N 5°55′12″W / 57.274870°N 5.9200086°W / 57.274870; -5.9200086
Physical geography
Island groupInner Hebrides
Area8 acres (3.24 ha)
Highest elevation24m[1][2]
Administration
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryScotland
Council areaHighland
Demographics
Population0
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Guillamon Island is an uninhabited island south of Scalpay, in the council area of Highland, Scotland.[1] It is 8 acres (3.2 ha) in area.[3] The name origin is obscure.[4] In a north to south direction Guillamon Island is 400 yd (370 m) long.[5] It was bought for £11,000.[3] It is entirely greenstone.[6] Guillemon was recorded as being part of the Trap Islands.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Guillamon Island". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  2. ^ The Scottish Islands: The Bestselling Guide to Every Scottish Island. Hamish Haswell-Smith. 2015. p. 159. ISBN 9781782116783. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Highlands and Islands: a generation of progress". Alastair Hetherington. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  4. ^ "OS1/16/11/33". ScotlandPlaces. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  5. ^ "The West coast of Scotland". H.O. Pub. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  6. ^ "A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland, Including the Isle of Man". John Macculloch. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  7. ^ "The Geology of Scotland and Its Islands". William Rhind. Retrieved 14 April 2019.

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