Muckle Holm, Yell Sound

Muckle Holm is a small island in Shetland. It is in Yell Sound, near the Northmavine. It is 23m at its highest point.

There is a lighthouse, first lit in 1976.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Muckle Holm". Shetlopedia. http://shetlopedia.com/Muckle_Holm. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 

This article incorporates text from the article Muckle_Holm on Shetlopedia, which was licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License until September 14, 2007.

Coordinates: 60°34′54″N 1°15′49″W / 60.58167°N 1.26361°W / 60.58167; -1.26361


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