Sule Stack

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Sule Stack
Sule Stack is locatit in Scotland
Sule Stack
Sule Stack
Sule Stack shawn within Scotland
OS grid referenceHX561179
Coordinates59°01′N 4°31′W / 59.02°N 4.51°W / 59.02; -4.51
Physical geography
Island groupNorth Atlantic
Aurie2.9 ha
Heichest elevation36 m
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieOrkney

Sule Stack or Stack Skerry is an extremely remote island or stack in the North Atlantic aff the north coast o Scotland. It is formed o Lewisian gneiss.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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.
  2. Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  3. Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 6 Orkney (Mainland) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 9780319228128. 
  4. Kirton, S.R.; Hitchen, K. (1987). "Timing and style of crustal extension N of the Scottish mainland". In Coward M.P., Dewey J.F. & Hancock P.L. Continental Extensional Tectonics. Special Publications. 28. London: Geological Society. pp. 501–510. ISBN 978-0-632-01605-1. 

Coordinates: 59°01′26″N 4°30′30″W / 59.02382°N 4.50846°W / 59.02382; -4.50846