Balta, Shetland

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Balta, Shetland
Norse nameBaltey
Meanin o nameAuld Norse for
Balta, Shetland is located in Shetland
Balta, Shetland
Balta, Shetland
Balta shawn within Shetland
OS grid referenceHP661081
Coordinates60°45′04″N 0°47′17″W / 60.751°N 0.788°W / 60.751; -0.788
Physical geography
Island groupShetland
Aurie80 ha (198 acre)
Aurie rank162 [1]
Heichest elevation44 m (144 ft)
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieShetland Islands

Balta (Auld Norse: "Baltey"[5]) is an uninhabitit island in Shetland, Scotland.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Aurie an population ranks: thare are c. 300 islands ower 20 ha in extent an 93 permanently inhabitit islands war leetit in the 2011 census.
  2. Naitional Records o 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. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  5. a b Anderson, Joseph (ed.) (1873) The Orkneyinga Saga. Translated by Jón A. Hjaltalin & Gilbert Goudie. Edinburgh. Edmonston and Douglas. The Internet Archive. Retrieved 26 August 2013.

Coordinates: 60°45′N 0°47′W / 60.750°N 0.783°W / 60.750; -0.783