Outer Holm of Skaw

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Coordinates: 60°23′21″N 0°54′20″W / 60.389079°N 0.905512°W / 60.389079; -0.905512

Outer Holm of Skaw
Location
Outer Holm of Skaw is located in Shetland
Outer Holm of Skaw
Outer Holm of Skaw
Coordinates60°23′21″N 0°54′20″W / 60.389079°N 0.905512°W / 60.389079; -0.905512
Physical geography
Island groupShetland
Highest elevation14 feet (4.3 m)[1]
Administration
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryScotland
Council areaShetland Islands
Demographics
Population0
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The Outer Holm of Skaw is a small, uninhabited islet, a rock outlier off the northeast coast of the island of Whalsay, in the Shetland Islands of Scotland.[2]

Location[edit]

The Outer Holm of Skaw is 14 feet (4.3 m) high, and is about 0.5 miles (0.80 km) to the north of Skaw Taing on the island of Whalsey. The 32 feet (9.8 m) high Inner Holm of Skaw lies between the Outer Holm of Skaw and Whalsey.[1]

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Sources

  • Munro, David M.; Gittings, Bruce M. (2006). Scotland: an encyclopedia of places & landscapes. Collins. p. 370. ISBN 978-0-00-472466-9. Retrieved 2013-02-04.
  • United States. Hydrographic Office (1950). Sailing directions for the north and east coasts of Scotland: Cape Wrath to Fife Ness and including the Orkney, Shetland and Faeroe Islands. U.S. Govt. Print. Off. Retrieved 4 February 2013.