Muckle Roe

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Muckle Roe
Norse name Rauðøy Mikla[1]
Meanin o name big reid island
Location
Muckle Roe is locatit in Shetland
Muckle Roe
Muckle Roe
Muckle Roe shawn within the Shetland Islands
OS grid reference HU317650
Coordinates 60°22′N 1°25′W / 60.37°N 1.42°W / 60.37; -1.42
Physical geography
Island group Shetland
Aurie 1,773 hectares (6.8 sq mi)
Aurie rank 37 [3]
Heichest elevation Mid Ward 172 metres (564 ft)[2]
Admeenistration
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Shetland Islands
Demografics
Population 130[4]
Population rank 43 [3]
Population density 7.3 fowk/km2[4][5]
Lairgest settlement Roesound
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References [2][5][6][7]

Muckle Roe is an island in Shetland, Scotland, in St. Magnus Bay, tae the wast o Mainland, Shetland. It haes a population o aroond 130 fowk, who mainly croft an live in the sooth east o the island.[7][8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Waugh (2007) p. 541
  2. 2.0 2.1 Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 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.
  4. 4.0 4.1 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. 5.0 5.1 Haswell-Smith (2004) p. 406
  6. Fraser, Allen (2002) The Edinburgh Geologist: Old Norse and Norn names in Shetland. Issue 39 Retrieved 14 April 2007.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Keay & Keay, (1994) p. 711
  8. Haswell-Smith (2004) p. 440


Coordinates: 60°22′N 1°25.5′W / 60.367°N 1.4250°W / 60.367; -1.4250