Uyea (Mainland)

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Uyea is temporarily with Mainland a Tombolo connected

Uyea is a 45 hectare uninhabited tidal island belonging to the Shetlands in Scotland . It is located northwest of Mainland Island in the North Atlantic . Near the west coast, the island reaches its greatest height of 70 meters. The greatest extent is 980 m in length and 530 m in width.

On the island is the Neolithic Beorgs quarry of Uyea . Uyea should not be confused with the Shetland Island of the same name on the south coast of Unst.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Map of Uyea on

Coordinates: 60 ° 37 ′  N , 1 ° 26 ′  W