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Orkney Islands

Range TypeIsland
Highest PointWard Hill (481 m/1578 ft)
CountriesUnited Kingdom
States/ProvincesScotland
Area971 sq km / 375 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent73 km / 46 mi North-South
60 km / 38 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long59° 1' N; 2° 55' W
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Map of Orkney 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 Orkney Islands.
Scotland IslandsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Shetland IslandsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Orkney IslandsLevel 5
         Western IslesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Skye ArchipelagoLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Mull-Coll-TireeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Jura-Islay-ArranLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Orkney Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Ward Hill4811578 
2.Cuilags4351427 
3.Knap of Trowieglen3991309 
4.Mid Hill275902 
5.Blotchnie Fiold250820 
6.Wideford Hill225738 
7.Milldoe-Mid Tooin224735 
8.Keelylang Hill221725 
9.Fitty Hill169554 
10.Ward Hill118387 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



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