Barra Heid

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Barra Heid
Gaelic nameBeàrnaraigh[1]
Norse nameBjarnaray[2]
Meanin o nameOld Norse for "Bjørn's island"[1]
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Barra Heid shawn within the Ooter Hebrides
OS grid referenceNL553799
Coordinates56°48′N 7°39′W / 56.8°N 7.65°W / 56.8; -7.65
Physical geography
Island groupUist an Barra
Aurie204 ha (34 sq mi)
Aurie rank107[3][4][6]
Heichest elevationSotan, 193 m (633 ft)[5]
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieOoter Hebrides

Barra Heid, kent as Berneray an aw (Scottish Gaelic: Beàrnaraigh), is the soothrenmaist islands o the Ooter Hebrides in Scotland.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b Mac an Tàilleir, Iain (2003) Ainmean-àite/Placenames. (pdf) Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  2. Buxton (1995) p. 140.
  3. Haswell-Smith (2004) pp. 502-03. Modifee'd tae include briged islands.
  4. "Rick Livingstone’s Tables of the Islands of Scotland" (pdf) Argyll Yacht Charters. Retrieved 23 September 2013.
  5. Get-a-map (Map). Ordnance Survey.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Infobox reference is Haswell-Smith (2004) pp. 207-209 unless itherwice statit.

Coordinates: 56°47′0″N 7°38′41″W / 56.78333°N 7.64472°W / 56.78333; -7.64472