|Meaning of name||Sand island (Norse)|
Sandray shown within the Outer Hebrides
|OS grid reference|
|Area||385 hectares (1.49 sq mi)|
|Area rank||77 |
|Highest elevation||Carn Ghaltair 207 metres (679 ft)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Council area||Na h-Eileanan Siar|
|Population||uninhabited since 1934|
Sandray (Scottish Gaelic: Sanndraigh) is one of the Barra Isles in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. It never had a large population, and has been uninhabited since 1934. It is now known for its large seabird colony.
Sandray is half a mile due south of Vatersay, and east of Flodaigh, north east of Lingeigh and Pabaigh. Maol Domhnaigh/Muldoanich is to the north east of it. There are three main peninsulas on the south end of Sandray, they are called Meanish, Leehinish and Rubha Pabbach.
- Area and population ranks: there are c. 300 islands over 20 ha in extent and 93 permanently inhabited islands were listed in the 2011 census.
- 2001 UK Census per List of islands of Scotland.
- Ordnance Survey
- Iain Mac an Tailleir. "Placenames" (PDF). Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-05-29. Retrieved 2007-07-23.
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