Sgeotasaigh

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Sgeotasaigh
Gaelic nameSgeotasaig
Location
Sgeotasaigh is located in Outer Hebrides
Sgeotasaigh
Sgeotasaigh
Scotasay shown within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid referenceNG185975
Coordinates57°53′N 6°45′W / 57.88°N 6.75°W / 57.88; -6.75
Physical geography
Island groupLewis and Harris
Area49 ha
Area rank205= [1]
Highest elevation57 m
Administration
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryScotland
Council areaNa h-Eileanan Siar
Demographics
Population0
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References[2][3][4]

Scotasay (Scottish Gaelic: Sgeotasaigh) is an uninhabited island in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. It lies 1 kilometre (0.6 miles) off the east coast of Harris and gives some shelter to the ferry port of Tarbert.

Sgeotasaigh from the Tarbert ferry.

References[edit]

  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. ^ National Records of Scotland (15 August 2013) (pdf) Statistical Bulletin: 2011 Census: First Results on Population and Household Estimates for Scotland - Release 1C (Part Two). "Appendix 2: Population and households on Scotland’s inhabited islands". Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  3. ^ Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
  4. ^ Ordnance Survey. OS Maps Online (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure.

Coordinates: 57°52′40″N 6°45′00″W / 57.87790°N 6.75013°W / 57.87790; -6.75013