|Gaelic name||Eilean Ruisteil|
|Meaning of name||'island with the horse valley' from Gaelic and Norse.|
Isle Ristol from the air
Isle Ristol shown within Scotland
|OS grid reference|
|Island group||Summer Isles|
|Area||225 hectares (0.87 sq mi)|
|Area rank||103 |
|Highest elevation||71 metres (233 ft)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
Lying roughly 12 miles (19 km) north of Ullapool in Wester Ross, it is a tidal island, in Loch an Alltain Duibh, that is separated by a narrow channel from Old Dorney Bay. Access is by boat from Old Dornie.
Isle Ristol was a site of a British Fishery Society station in the late 18th century.
- "Isle Ristol". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 16 July 2007.
- 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.
- National Records of Scotland (15 August 2013) (pdf) Statistical Bulletin: 2011 Census: First Results on Population and Household Estimates for Scotland - Release 1C (Part Two). "Appendix 2: Population and households on Scotland’s inhabited islands". Retrieved 17 August 2013.
- Haswell-Smith, Hamish. (2004) The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh. Canongate.
- Mac an Tàilleir, Iain (2003) Ainmean-àite/Placenames. (pdf) Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
- Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 15 Loch Assynt (Lochinver & Kylesku) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2012. ISBN 9780319231265.
- "SWT Reserve: Isle Ristol". Archived from the original on 14 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-16.
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