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Gaelic nameInnse Coit
Meanin o namewidit island[1][2] or Coeddi's island[2]
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Inchkeith shawn within the Firth o Forth
OS grid referenceNT293826
Coordinates56°02′00″N 3°08′06″W / 56.033333°N 3.135°W / 56.033333; -3.135
Physical geography
Island groupIslands o the Forth
Aurie22.9 hectare (57 acre)[3]
Heichest elevation60 m
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieFife

Inchkeith (frae the Scots Gaelic: Innis Cheith) is an island in the Firth o Forth, Scotland, admeenistratively pairt o the Kinghorn pairish o the coonty o Fife.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. William J. Watson, Celtic Place-Names of Scotland, (Edinburgh, 1926), new ed. (Edinburgh, 2004), p. 382.
  2. a b Taylor, Simon; Gilbert Markus (2006). The Place-Names of Fife, Vol. 1, West Fife between Leven and Forth. Donington: Shaun Tyas. pp. 411–12. ISBN 1900289776.
  3. "Overview of Inchkeith". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 28 December 2007.
  4. Naitional Records o Scotland (15 August 2013) (pdf) Statistical Bulletin: 2011 Census: First Results on Population and Household Estimates for Scotland - Release 1C (Part Two). "Appendix 2: Population and households on Scotland’s inhabited islands". Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  5. Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
  6. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  7. Mac an Tàilleir, Iain (2003) Ainmean-àite/Placenames. (pdf) Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 26 August 2012.