Lingeigh

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Lingeigh
Meaning of name heather island
Location
Lingeigh is located in Outer Hebrides
Lingeigh
Lingeigh
Lingeigh shown within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid reference NL602896
Coordinates 56°52′12″N 7°34′48″W / 56.87°N 7.580°W / 56.87; -7.580
Physical geography
Island group Uists and Barra
Area 27 hectares (0.10 sq mi)[1]
Highest elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Administration
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Scotland
Council area Na h-Eileanan Siar
Demographics
Population 0
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References [2]

Lingeigh or Lingay is an unpopulated islet in the Outer Hebrides. It lies towards the southern end of the archipelago, just north of Rosinish and 3 miles (5 km) south of Vatersay. There is a cave on the south-east side of the island.

Lingeigh from Vatersay. It is the small island behind the first small one

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Rick Livingstone's Tables of the Islands of Scotland" (pdf). Argyll Yacht Charters. Retrieved 12 Dec 2011. 
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Retrieved 21 August 2013. [dead link]

Coordinates: 56°52′22″N 7°34′47″W / 56.87289°N 7.57963°W / 56.87289; -7.57963