Eilean Bàn, Lochalsh

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Eilean Bàn
Gaelic nameEilean Bàn
Pronunciation[ˈelan ˈpaːn] ( listen)
Meanin o nameWhite Island
Eilean Bàn frae the Skye Brig, leuking towards Kyle o Lochalsh
Eilean Bàn frae the Skye Brig, leuking towards Kyle o Lochalsh
Location
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Eilean Bàn shawn within Scotland
OS grid referenceNG746271
Coordinates57°17′N 5°44′W / 57.28°N 5.74°W / 57.28; -5.74
Physical geography
Island groupSkye
Aurie2.4 ha (5.9 acre)
Heichest elevation m
Admeenistration
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
KintraScotland
Cooncil aurieHighland
Demografics
Population0
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References[1][2][3]

Eilean Bàn (Scots Gaelic meanin White Island) is a sax acre island[4] off the coast o mainland Scotland, atween Kyle o Lochalsh an the Isle o Skye, in Hieland. The island supports pairt o the Skye Brig, which crosses the mouth o Loch Alsh frae the mainland tae Skye.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
  2. Ordnance Survey
  3. Mac an Tàilleir, Iain (2003) Ainmean-àite/Placenames. (pdf) Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  4. "The Eilean Bàn Trust". Retrieved 13 Apryle 2008.

Coordinates: 57°16′46″N 5°44′21″W / 57.2794°N 5.7392°W / 57.2794; -5.7392