Island of Stroma

island off the northern coast of the mainland of Scotland, UK

The Island of Stroma also known as the Isle of Stroma or just Stroma is an uninhabited island just off the north coast of Scotland in Caithness in the Highland Council Area.[5][6]

Island of Stroma
Norse nameStraumøy or Straumsey[1]
Meaning of nameIsland in the stream
Geo, on west of Stroma
Geo, on west of Stroma

Map of the Island of Stroma
Island of Stroma is located in Highland
Island of Stroma
Island of Stroma
Island of Stroma shown within Highland Scotland
OS grid reference25
Coordinates58°40′48″N 3°07′12″W / 58.680°N 3.120°W / 58.680; -3.120
Physical geography
Area375 ha (930 acres)
Area rank78=[2][4]
Highest elevationCairn Hill 53 m (174 ft)[3]
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Council areaHighland

References change

  1. Anderson 1873, p. 176
  2. "Rick Livingstone’s Tables of the Islands of Scotland" (pdf) Argyll Yacht Charters. Retrieved 23 September 2013.
  3. Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 12 Thurso & Wick (John O’Groats) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 978-0-319-22612-4.
  4. Area and population ranks: there are c. 300 islands over 20 ha in extent and 93 permanently inhabited islands were listed in the 2011 census.
  5. Viewed on 10/09/2022
  6. "Stroma · Wick, UK". Stroma · Wick, UK. Retrieved 2022-09-10.