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Am Fraoch Eilean
Meaning of name the heather isle
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OS grid reference NM6105760026
Coordinates 55°47′31″N 6°02′16″W / 55.791993°N 6.0378349°W / 55.791993; -6.0378349
Physical geography
Island group Inner Hebrides
Highest elevation 20 m (66 ft)
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Scotland
Council area Argyll and Bute
Population 0

Am Fraoch Eilean is an uninhabited island in the Sound of Jura, in the council area of Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It is 1 mile (2 kilometres) from Ardfin on Jura. Brosdale Island is located to the east. The name is Scottish Gaelic and means "the heather isle" and was formerly called "Ellan Charne". The ruins of Claig Castle are on Am Fraoch Eilean.

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