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Danna, Scotland

OS grid reference: NR695785
Coordinates: 55°56′N 5°41′W / 55.94°N 5.69°W / 55.94; -5.69
Gaelic name: Danna
Meaning of name: Of unclear Norse origin
Area and Summit
Area: 315 ha (1.22 sq mi)
Area rank (Scottish islands): 83
Highest elevation: 54 m (177 ft)
Population (2001): 1
Population rank (inhabited Scottish islands): 89= out of 97
Island Group: Islay
Local Authority: Argyll and Bute
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Danna Island (Scottish Gaelic: Danna) is an inhabited tidal island in Argyll and Bute. It is connected to the mainland by a stone causeway and is at the southern end of the narrow Tayvallich peninsula, which separates Loch Sween from the Sound of Jura. It is part of the Ulva, Danna and the MacCormaig Isles SSSI. Danna is part of the Knapdale National Scenic Area, one of 40 in Scotland.

An empty farm house on Danna


Coordinates: 55°56′41″N 5°41′27″W / 55.94472°N 5.69083°W / 55.94472; -5.69083

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