Eilean an Ròin Mòr

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Eilean an Ròin Mòr


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Eilean an Roin Mor
Location: 58°28’34"N, 5°7’37"W
Grid reference: NC177584
Area: 82 acres
Highest point: 207 feet
Population: Uninhabited

Eilean an Ròin Mòr is an uninhabited island in north west Sutherland. Its name means "Island of the great seal".

With its neighbour, Eilean an Ròin Beag, Eilean an Ròin Mòr forms a rocky peninsula to the north of Oldshoremore beach.[1] Only a narrow channel separates it from the mainland.

The island is rocky, with little vegetation.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 1841954543.