Linga, Yell

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Gaelic nameUnknown
Norse nameLyngey
Meanin o nameHeather Island
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Linga shawn within Shetland
OS grid referenceHU557986
Coordinates60°40′N 1°00′W / 60.66°N 1.0°W / 60.66; -1.0
Physical geography
Island groupShetland
Aurie45 ha (111 acre)
Aurie rank210= [1]
Heichest elevation26 m (85 ft)
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieShetland

Linga is a very smaa uninhabitit island in the Bluemull Soond, Shetland, Scotland. It is ane o mony islands in Shetland cried Linga. It haes an aurie o 45 ha an is 26m at its heichest pynt.

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. Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
  3. Iain Mac an Tailleir. "Placenames" (PDF). Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 23 Julie 2007.
  4. "Get-a-map" Ordnance Survey

Coordinates: 60°40′N 0°59′W / 60.667°N 0.983°W / 60.667; -0.983