Eynhallow (Holy Island) Primula (1974}

Eynhallow (Holy Island) [Local Post] – Primula (1974)

Eynhallow (Eyinhelga in Old Norse, meaning “Holy Isle”) is a small, presently uninhabited island, part of the Orkney Islands, off the north coast of mainland Scotland. It lies in Eynhallow Sound between Mainland, Orkney and Rousay. It is 75 hectares (0.29 square miles) in area. An unnamed skerry is situated approximately 330 feet (100 meters) to the north-east of the island, separated by Fint Sound. Sheep … Continue reading Eynhallow (Holy Island) [Local Post] – Primula (1974)

Davaar Island - Cheyenne, U.S. Bicentennial (1976)

Davaar Island [Local Post] – U.S.A. Bicentennial (1976)

Davaar Island (Eilean Dà Bhàrr in Scottish Gaelic) is located at the mouth of Campbeltown Loch off the east coast of Kintyre, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It is a tidal island, linked to the mainland by a natural shingle causeway called the Dhorlin near Campbeltown at low tide. The crossing can be made in around 40 minutes. Davaar was known as the island of … Continue reading Davaar Island [Local Post] – U.S.A. Bicentennial (1976)