Bigga, Shetland

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Norse namebygdey
Meanin o nameAuld Norse for "island o the building"
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Bigga shawn within Shetland
OS grid referenceHU444792
Coordinates60°30′N 1°11′W / 60.50°N 1.19°W / 60.50; -1.19
Physical geography
Island groupShetland
Aurie78 ha (0.30 sq mi)
Aurie rank164= [1]
Heichest elevation34 m (112 ft)
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieShetland Islands

Bigga is an uninhabitit island in the Soond o Yell atween the Mainland an Yell 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. 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. Ordnance Survey
  5. Anderson, Joseph (Ed.) (1893) Orkneyinga Saga. Translated by Jón A. Hjaltalin & Gilbert Goudie. Edinburgh. James Thin and Mercat Press (1990 reprint). ISBN 0-901824-25-9

Coordinates: 60°29′42″N 1°11′27″W / 60.49500°N 1.19083°W / 60.49500; -1.19083