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Old Hill, Lewis The Old Hill is a large rocky island to the north-west of Bernera. It was used as grazing for sheep until the 1970s but it was always a hazardous affair getting the animals off. There is only one landing site and the... Yes 40654
Cluer, Harris Cluer is a village on the east side of Harris, in the district known as the Bays. 1125
Ceann a' Chlachain, Lochcroistean Ceann a' Chlachainn - stepping stones were laid across Loch Croistean and the area was given that name. 36450
Portvoller, Lewis Portvoller is a small village on the north tip of the Eye Peninsula on the Isle of Lewis, nine miles from Stornoway. Satellite Image 18596
Lochalsh, Ross & Cromarty The name Lochalsh refers to the parish of Lochalsh or sometimes to a wider geographical area that includes this parish, which is situated in the western part of Ross & Cromarty adjacent to the Isle of Skye. The... 40701
Keith Street, Stornoway 14300
Strathrannoch, Ross & Cromarty 10619
Flodabay, Harris Flodabay is a settlement on the rocky east coast of South Harris, in an area known as the Bays of Harris. 69826
Habost, Ness, Lewis Habost is in the far north of Lewis and is part of Ness. There is also a village in the area of Pairc that shares the same name.  47734
Ailtenish, Lewis A small settlement of two tenants in 1776 (Alexander Macleod and Angus Morrison) and three in 1820: Roderick Maclean - no further trace Malcolm Macdonald - removed to 9 Tong, Isle of Lewis in 1826 Maclellan ? Ailtenish... 36851
Kinlochleven Kinlochleven is a village that grew up at the beginning of the 20th century to support the operation of an aluminium smelter and the associated Blackwater Dam, power station and harbour. It lies at the head of Loch... 10242
Govan, Glasgow Govan is an area in Glasgow, situated on the south bank of the River Clyde, west of the city centre. It has a long history dating back to the Middle Ages or even earlier, and was an important industrial centre from the... 49323
Soval, Lewis Soval - from the Norse 'Sauor' (a sheep) and 'fjall' (a hill), thus a sheep hill. Soval is location and an estate in the Lochs district of East Lewis (Outer Hebrides). It lies two miles north northeast of Laxay and... 4902
Lake Megantic, Quebec This is one of the Eastern townships in the province of Quebec, Canada. 41124
Cookshire-Eaton, Quebec Cookshire-Eaton is a municipality of 4,200 in the Estrie region in Quebec. It was formed in 2002 by the amalgamation of the village of Cookshire and the township of Eaton. 41125
Lower Bayble, Lewis 15928
Northumberland 103707
Balfron, Stirlingshire Balfron is a village situated near Endrick Water, 18 miles west of Stirling and 16 miles north of Glasgow. 60565
Cross, Lewis Cross is a village, part of the larger settlement of Ness at the Butt of Lewis in the far north of the island. 10149
Penny Donald, Lewis Penny Donald, situated near Uig Sands, was one of the three villages cleared in the late 1830s to make way for the farm at Ardroil. The area is now occupied by crofts 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 12 Ardroil. Baile a' Ghriasaich... 50268
Luskentyre, Harris Luskentyre is a small settlement on the west coast of Harris, famous for its scenic beach. Satellite Image Yes 28792
Trumisgarry, North Uist Trumisgarry is a settlement on the island of North Uist, about five miles northwest of Lochmaddy. Situated within it is one of the government churches designed by the Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford. 70098
Liniclate, Benbecula Liniclate is a scattered hamlet near Creagorry in Benbecula. It is the site of Sgoil Lionacleit, the community secondary school which serves the Uists. 70034
Gleann Tharmoid, Keose Glebe An abandoned settlement to the east of Keose Glebe. Norman Munro, who came from the Shiant Islands and his family lived here until 1859 when they moved to Caverstay, Pairc. Gleann Tharmoid (Norman's Glen) is named after... 9618
Shiant Islands Three main islands make up the Shiants. Garbh Eilean is the largest, and connects to Eilean an Tighe by a narrow rocky beach. Eilean Mhuire lies to the east. High basalt cliffs rise to 150m and the islands are a... 9617
Wellington, New Zealand   210
Alberta, Canada The first European explorers in Alberta were fur traders, including those with the Hudson's Bay Company, possibly as early as the 1690s. Settlement followed by the 1780s with the establishment of trading posts; by 1821... 17637
Goathill Road, Stornoway 10653
Parish of Lochbroom, Ross & Cromarty The parish of Lochbroom is located in the Wester Ross area of the historical county of Ross & Cromarty. It has an area of nearly 1,100 square kilometres and the main settlement is Ullapool. (Records for individual... 40005
Wester Ross Wester Ross is a loosely defined area in the northwest Highlands of Scotland, renowned for its spectacular scenery. It adjoins the west coast of Ross & Cromarty, extending approximately from Loch Broom in the north... 40006

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