Linga, Muckle Roe
|Highest point:||226 feet|
The island is one of many in Shetland of the same name, which means "heather island".
Geography and geology
There is a submerged rock, known as Groin Baa to the north.
The island is composed of gneiss and schist, with some quartzite and pelite while its landscape is one of rough grass and heather.
- "Overview of Linga". Gazetteer for Scotland. http://www.scottish-places.info/features/featurefirst1892.html. Retrieved 2008-01-06.
- Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 1841954543.
|Islands of Shetland|