Bigga, Shetland

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Norse name bygdey
Meanin o name Auld Norse for "island o the building"
Bigga is locatit in Shetland
Bigga shawn within Shetland
OS grid reference HU444792
Coordinates 60°30′N 1°11′W / 60.50°N 1.19°W / 60.50; -1.19
Physical geography
Island group Shetland
Aurie 78 ha (0.30 sq mi)
Aurie rank 164= [1]
Heichest elevation 34 m (112 ft)
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Shetland Islands
Population 0
References [2][3][4][5]

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