Tanera Beag

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Tanera Beag
Gaelic name Tanara Beag
Norse name hawnar-øy
Meaning of name "Harbour island", from Norse
Tanera Beag is located in Highland
Tanera Beag
Tanera Beag
Tanara Beag shown within Highland Scotland
OS grid reference NB965074
Coordinates 58°01′N 5°26′W / 58.01°N 5.44°W / 58.01; -5.44
Physical geography
Island group Summer Isles
Area 66 hectares (0.25 sq mi)
Area rank 178= [1]
Highest elevation 83 metres (272 ft)
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Scotland
Council area Highland
Population 0
References [2][3][4][5]
Eastern anchorage, Tanara Beag; Suilven and Cul Mòr are in the background

Tanera Be(a)g or Tanara Beag is an uninhabited island in the Summer Isles off north west Scotland.

It is called "Tanara Beag" ("little Tanara") to distinguish it from "Tanera Mòr", "big Tanara".


  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. ^ 2001 UK Census per List of islands of Scotland
  3. ^ Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  4. ^ Get-a-map (Map). Ordnance Survey. 
  5. ^ Iain Mac an Tailleir. "Placenames" (PDF). Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 2007-07-23. 

Coordinates: 58°0′36″N 5°26′39″W / 58.01000°N 5.44417°W / 58.01000; -5.44417