The Mey

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The Mey
Gaelic nameEilean Mhàigh
Norse nameMáeyar (cf. plural)
Meanin o nameUncertaint
The Mey is locatit in Fife
The Mey
The Mey
The Mey shawn within Fife
OS grid referenceNT656992
Coordinates56°11′N 2°33′W / 56.18°N 2.55°W / 56.18; -2.55
Physical geography
Island groupIslands o the Forth
Aurie45 hectare (110 acre)
Aurie rank210= [1]
Heichest elevation50 metre (160 ft)
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieFife
References[3][4] [5]

The Mey is locatit in the north o the ooter Firth o Forth, approximately 8 km (5.0 mi) aff the coast o mainland 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. 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.
  3. Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
  4. Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 59 St Andrews (Kirkcaldy & Glenrothes) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2010. ISBN 9780319229828.
  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: 56°11′9″N 2°33′27″W / 56.18583°N 2.55750°W / 56.18583; -2.55750