Fitherae

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Fitherae
Gaelic nameFiodra
Norse nameFiðrey
Meanin o nameNorse for "feather island"[1]
Fitherae
Fitherae
Location
Fitherae is locatit in East Lowden
Fitherae
Fitherae
Fitherae shawn within Scotland
OS grid referenceNT5186
Coordinates56°04′N 2°47′W / 56.07°N 2.78°W / 56.07; -2.78
Physical geography
Island groupIslands o the Forth
Auriec. 10 ha
Heichest elevationc. 20 m
Admeenistration
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
KintraScotland
Cooncil aurieEast Lowden
Demografics
Population0
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References[2][3][4]

Fitherae (airchaically "Fidrey"[5] or " Fetheray"[6]) is an uninhabitit island in the Firth o Forth, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north-wast o Northbarrick, on the east coast o Scotland.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ryder, N.L. "Displacement of bone waste by seagulls" (pdf) Circaea: The Bulletin of the Association for Environmental Archaeology. 6 No. 2 (1990) University of York. p. 85. Retrieved 19 September 2010.
  2. General Register Office for Scotland (28 Nov 2003) Occasional Paper No 10: Statistics for Inhabited Islands Retrieved 9 July 2007.
  3. Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
  4. Ordnance Survey
  5. Lewis, Samuel (1846). "Faifley - Fifeshire". A Topographical. Retrieved 2008-06-18.
  6. Skene, W. F. (November 1862) "Of the early Frisian Settlements in Scotland". Antiquaries of Scotland. 4 Part 1.

Coordinates: 56°04′23″N 2°47′0″W / 56.07306°N 2.78333°W / 56.07306; -2.78333