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Gaelic: Longaigh

Inner Hebrides

Longay with Skye Bridge behind
Location: 57°18’36"N, 5°53’24"W
Grid reference: NG658310
Area: 123.6 acres
Highest point: 220 feet
Population: 0

Longay is a small uninhabited island of the Inner Hebrides, belonging to Inverness-shire. It lies in the Inner Sound just off the coast of the Isle of Skye, north of Pabay and east of Scalpay.[1][2]

The island's name is from Norse, and is said to mean, ominously, "Longship Island".

In 1971, the MacBraynes mailboat Loch Seaforth ran aground on the island, sustaining only minimal damage.[3]