Linga (near Vementry)

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Linga
Location
Linga is located in Shetland
Linga
Linga
Linga shown within the Shetland Islands
OS grid referenceHU283591
CoordinatesCoordinates: 60°19′55″N 1°27′52″W / 60.33194°N 1.46444°W / 60.33194; -1.46444
Physical geography
Island groupShetland Islands
Administration
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryScotland
Council areaShetland Islands
Demographics
Population0
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Linga is one of the Shetland Islands, near Vementry. It is one of many islands in Shetland called Linga. The island is uninhabited.[1]

Geography and geology[edit]

Linga's rock is schist and gneiss.[2]

The islands of Gruna and the Heag (another common Shetland name) are to the North.

Brindister on the mainland is nearby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Linga". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  2. ^ Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.