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Scotland Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointSgurr Alasdair (992 m/3255 ft)
CountriesUnited Kingdom
States/ProvincesScotland
Area9,583 sq km / 3,700 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent600 km / 373 mi North-South
461 km / 286 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long58° 7' N; 6° 39' W
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Map of Scotland Islands
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Scotland Islands.
Great BritainLevel 3 (Parent)
         Scotland IslandsLevel 4
                 Shetland IslandsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Orkney IslandsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Western IslesLevel 5 (Child)
                 Skye ArchipelagoLevel 5 (Child)
                 Mull-Coll-TireeLevel 5 (Child)
                 Jura-Islay-ArranLevel 5 (Child)
         Northwest HighlandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Grampian MountainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Southern Scotland-Isle of ManLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Wales and Welsh BorderLevel 4 (Sibling)
         England HillsLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Scotland Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Sgurr Alasdair9923255Skye Archipelago
2.Inaccessible Pinnacle9863235Skye Archipelago
3.Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh9723189Skye Archipelago
4.Ben More9663169Mull-Coll-Tiree
5.Sgurr na Banachdich9653166Skye Archipelago
6.Sgurr nan Gillean9643163Skye Archipelago
7.Bruach na Frithe9583143Skye Archipelago
8.Sgurr Mhic Choinnich9483110Skye Archipelago
9.Sgurr Dubh Mor9443097Skye Archipelago
10.Am Basteir9343064Skye Archipelago
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Sgurr Alasdair9923255Skye Archipelago
2.Ben More9663169Mull-Coll-Tiree
3.Goat Fell8742867Jura-Islay-Arran
4.Clisham7992621Western Isles
5.Ward Hill4811578Orkney Islands
6.Ronas Hill4501476Shetland Islands



Photos of Peaks in the Scotland Islands

Askival
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Askival (centre right), the highest mountain in the Rum Cuillin, from the cross-island track to Glen Harris (2014-05-28). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Ainshval
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On the summit of Ainshval, a Corbett and second highest peak of the Rum Cuillin. The Scottish mainland, Askival (R) the highest mountain and Hallival (L) lie behind in the swirling clouds (2014-05-29). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Carn a'Ghaill
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The summit trig point on Cairn a'Ghaill, the highest hill on Canna. View south-east across the Sound of Canna to the Rum Cuillin (2014-05-30). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Dun I
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View NE from the summit of Dun I, Iona (2013-09-10). Photo by Tim Hagan.
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