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Orsay, Inner Hebrides
Location


OS grid reference: NR165515
Coordinates: 55°40′26″N 6°30′40″W / 55.674°N 6.511°W / 55.674; -6.511
Names
Gaelic name: Orasaigh


Area and Summit
Area: 24 hectares (0.1 sq mi)
Highest elevation: 24 metres (79 ft)
Population
Population (2001): 0


Groupings
Island Group: Islay
Local Authority: Argyll and Bute
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References:
Orsay, near Islay
Orsay seen from Port Wemyss, south-east of Portnahaven

Orsay (Scottish Gaelic: Orasaigh) is a small island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. It lies a short distance off the west coast of the island of Islay and shelters the harbour of the village of Portnahaven.

The Rinns of Islay lighthouse was built on Orsay in 1825 by Robert Stevenson.

Footnotes

Coordinates: 55°40′26″N 6°30′39″W / 55.67394°N 6.51086°W / 55.67394; -6.51086


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