|Norse name||Linga Holm from Lyngholm|
The view north from Linga Holm, towards Sanday
Midgarth shown within Orkney
|OS grid reference|
|Area||57 hectares (0.22 sq mi)|
|Area rank||187 |
|Highest elevation||10 metres (33 ft)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Council area||Orkney Islands|
Midgarth, also known as the Holm of Midgarth and Linga Holm is an uninhabited Scottish island extending to approximately 57 hectares (0.22 sq mi) situated 700 metres (770 yd) west of Stronsay island in the Orkney archipelago. The name "Linga Holm" is derived from the Old Norse Lyngholm.
- 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.
- 2001 UK Census per List of islands of Scotland
- Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
- Ordnance Survey
- Anderson, Joseph (Ed.) (1893) Orkneyinga Saga. Translated by Jón A. Hjaltalin & Gilbert Goudie. Edinburgh. James Thin and Mercat Press (1990 reprint). ISBN 0-901824-25-9
- John Maurius Wilson, The Imperial Gazetteer of Scotland: Or, Dictionary of Scottish Topography, 1854
- FreeCEN Orkney Website
- Gazetteer for Scotland: Linga Holm
- Farmers' Weekly news item about sale of Linga Holm in 1999
- for Midgarth
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