Balta, Shetland

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Balta, Shetland
Norse name Baltey
Meanin o name Auld Norse for
Balta, Shetland is locatit in Shetland
Balta, Shetland
Balta, Shetland
Balta shawn within Shetland
OS grid reference HP661081
Physical geography
Island group Shetland
Aurie 80 ha (198 acres)
Aurie rank 162 [1]
Heichest elevation 44 m (144 ft)
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Shetland Islands
Population 0
References [2][3][4][5]

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. 5.0 5.1 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