Balta, Shetland

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Balta, Shetland
Balta, Shetland is located in Shetland
Balta, Shetland
Balta, Shetland
Balta shawn within Shetland
OS grid reference HP661081
Norse name Baltey
Meanin o name Auld Norse for
Aurie an summit
Aurie 80 ha (198 acres)
Aurie rank 162[1]
Heichest elevation 44 m (144 ft)
Population 0
Island group Shetland
Local Authority Shetland Islands
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References [2][3][4][5]

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

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  1. Area and population ranks: there are c. 300 islands >20ha in extent and 93 permanently inhabited islands were listed 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. Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. 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