Sandray


Sandray

Infobox Scottish island
latitude=56.89
longitude=-7.52
GridReference=NL651914
celtic name= Sanndraigh
norse name=
meaning of name= Sand island (Norse)
area=385 ha (1.5 sq. miles)
area rank=77
highest elevation= 207 m
Population=uninhabited since 1934
population rank=
main settlement=
island group= Barra
local authority=Na h-Eileanan Siar
references= [2001 UK Census per List of islands of Scotland.] [ [http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/ Ordnance Survey] ] [cite web| url=http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/vli/language/gaelic/pdfs/placenamesP-Z.pdf| title=Placenames| author=Iain Mac an Tailleir| publisher=Pàrlamaid na h-Alba| accessdate=2007-07-23]

Sandray (Scottish Gaelic: "Sanndraigh") is one of the Barra Isles in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. It never had a large population, and has been uninhabited since 1934. It is now known for its large seabird colony.

Geography

Sandray is due south of Vatersay, and east of Flodaigh, north east of Lingeigh and Pabaigh. Maol Domhnaigh/Muldoanich is to the north east of it.

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