St Kilda, Scotland

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Coordinates: 57°49′N 8°35′W / 57.817°N 8.583°W / 57.817; -8.583

St Kilda
Gaelic name Hiort
Pronunciation [hirˠʃt̪] ( listen)
Norse name Possibly Skildir
Meanin o name Unkent, possibly Gaelic for "westland"
St Kilda is locatit in Ooter Hebrides
St Kilda
St Kilda
St Kilda shawn within the Ooter Hebrides
OS grid reference NF095995
Physical geography
Island group St Kilda
Aurie 854.6 ha
Heichest elevation Conachair 430 m
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Population No permanent population syne 1930
Lairgest settlement Am Baile (the Veelage)
References [1][2][3][4][5]

St Kilda (Scots Gaelic: Hiort) is an isolatit airchipelago 64 kilometres (40 mi) wast-northwast o North Uist in the North Atlantic Ocean.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. General Register Office for Scotland (28 November 2003). "Occasional Paper No 10: Statistics for Inhabited Islands" (PDF). Retrieved 25 Julie 2007. 
  2. Get-a-map "NF095995" Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 28 December 2007.
  3. Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. pp. 314–26. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  4. "Protected Areas and World Heritage—St Kilda".[deid airtin] United Nations Environment Programme: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Retrieved 18 March 2007.
  5. Mac an Tàilleir, Iain (2003) Ainmean-àite/Placenames. (pdf) Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 26 August 2012.