Lingay, Fiaray

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Lingay
Gaelic name Lingeigh
Meaning of name heather island
Location
Lingay is located in Outer Hebrides
Lingay
Lingay
Lingay shown within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid reference NF750115
Coordinates 57°05′N 7°22′W / 57.08°N 7.36°W / 57.08; -7.36
Physical geography
Island group Uist and Barra
Area ha
Highest elevation 51 m
Administration
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Scotland
Council area Outer Hebrides
Demographics
Population 0
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References [1][2][3]

Lingay is an uninhabited Scottish island in the Sound of Barra in the Western Isles. It lies between South Uist, Eriskay, Fuday and Fiaray. Its maximum height is 51 metres.[4]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ 2001 UK Census per List of islands of Scotland
  2. ^ Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  3. ^ Ordnance Survey
  4. ^ "Overview of Lingay". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 2008-03-16. 

Coordinates: 57°04′46″N 7°21′58″W / 57.07936°N 7.36609°W / 57.07936; -7.36609