Little Holm, Scatness

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Little Holm, Scatness
Gaelic name Unknown
Norse name Unknown
Meaning of name na
Little Holm, Scatness is located in Shetland
Little Holm, Scatness
Little Holm, Scatness
Little Holm, Scatness shown within Scotland
OS grid reference HU3796309688
Coordinates 59°52′16″N 1°19′19″W / 59.871111°N 1.321944°W / 59.871111; -1.321944
Physical geography
Island group Shetland
Area rank na [1]
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Scotland
Council area Shetland
Population uninhabited

Little Holm is a small island to the west of South Mainland in Shetland. It is near Scatness[2] and Lady's Holm. A trawler was wrecked there in 1916.[3]


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ Pennington, Mike (2016-02-26). "Little Holm, the tip of Scatness and...". Geograph. Retrieved 2016-05-21. 
  3. ^ "Little Holm, Scat Ness, Atlantic". Scotlands Places. Retrieved 2016-05-21. 
Aerial view of Little Holm (centre) and Lady's Holm (right)

Coordinates: 59°52′16″N 1°19′19″W / 59.87111°N 1.32194°W / 59.87111; -1.32194