|Meaning of name||heather island|
Lingeigh from Vatersay. It is the small island behind the first small one.
|OS grid reference|
|Island group||Uists and Barra|
|Area||27 ha (1⁄8 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||83 m (272 ft)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Council area||Na h-Eileanan Siar|
Lingeigh or Lingay is an unpopulated islet in the Outer Hebrides. It lies towards the southern end of the archipelago, just north of Rosinish and five kilometres (three miles) south of Vatersay. There is a cave on the southeast side of the island.
Notes and references
- "Rick Livingstone's Tables of the Islands of Scotland" (pdf). Argyll Yacht Charters. Retrieved 12 Dec 2011.
- Ordnance Survey. OS Maps Online (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure.
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