Boreray, St Kilda

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Boreray
Gaelic nameBoraraigh
Meanin o name"Fort island", frae Norse
Location
Boreray is locatit in The Waster Isles
Boreray
Boreray
Boreray shawn within the Ooter Hebrides
OS grid referenceNA153053
Coordinates57°52′N 8°30′W / 57.87°N 8.5°W / 57.87; -8.5
Physical geography
Island groupSt Kilda
Aurie86 ha (0.33 sq mi)[1]
Aurie rank155= [2]
Heichest elevationMullach an Eilein 384 m (1,260 ft)
Admeenistration
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
KintraScotland
Cooncil aurieNa h-Eileanan Siar
Demografics
Population0
Population rank0 [2]
Lymphad3.svg
References[3][4][5][6]

Boreray (Scots Gaelic: Boraraigh, pronounced [pɔrˠarˠɤi]) is an uninhabitit island in the St Kilda airchipelago in the North Atlantic.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "World Heritage Sites Protected Areas Programme - St Kilda" (PDF). United Nations Environment Programme. Retrieved 2008-01-05.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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.
  3. 2001 UK Census per Leet o islands o Scotland
  4. Haswell-Smith (2004) pp. 323-36
  5. Ordnance Survey
  6. Iain Mac an Tailleir. "Placenames" (PDF). Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 2007-07-28.

Coordinates: 57°52′11″N 08°29′26″W / 57.86972°N 8.49056°W / 57.86972; -8.49056