Glenelg

Glenelg is a small village on the coast of in the , which historically was one of the main crossings to and from Skye. The cattle swam across on their way to market, while the humans took a ferry.
Photo: Wojsyl, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Ruins
is an iron-age broch located about 4 kilometres southeast of the village of Glenelg, Inverness-shire in the Highland Region of Scotland. Photo: John Allan, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Ruins
is an iron-age broch located about 5 kilometres southeast of the village of Glenelg, Highland, in Scotland. Photo: Anne Burgess, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Lighthouse
Photo: Roy Tait, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Lighthouse
Photo: Bob Jones, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
is a village on the east coast of the , in the , overlooking Kyle Rhea, a strait splitting Skye from the Scottish mainland.

Glenelg

Latitude
57.2122° or 57° 12' 43.8" north
Longitude
-5.6218° or 5° 37' 18.4" west
United Nations Location Code
GB GNL
Elevation
46 feet (14 metres)
Geo­Names ID
2648494

Also Known As

  • Basque: Glenelg
  • Cebuano: Glenelg
  • Dutch: Glenelg
  • English: Glenelg, Highland
  • German: Glenelg
  • Irish: Gleann Eilg
  • Irish: Glinn Eilg
  • Japanese: グレネルグ
  • Scots: Glenelg
  • Scottish Gaelic: Gleann Eilg, Gàidhealtachd
  • Scottish Gaelic: Gleann Eilg
  • Swedish: Glenelg

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