Which British island is furthest north?

The northernmost point of the UK is Oosta/ Out Stack in Shetland, Scotland. The island lies less than half a mile northeast of Muckle Flugga and 1.8 miles north of Unst Island. Oosta is part of the Hermaness National Nature Reserve. The island is the last landmass north of the UK before reaching the north pole.

What is the most north place in the UK?

Dunnet Head is the most northerly point of the UK mainland, 2.35 miles further north than John O Groats.

What is the furthest island from the UK?

It is the most remote inhabited archipelago in the world, lying approximately 1,732 miles (2,787 km) off the coast of Cape Town in South Africa, 1,514 miles (2,437 km) from Saint Helena and 2,487 miles (4,002 km) off the coast of the Falkland Islands.

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What island is north of England?

British Isles, group of islands off the northwestern coast of Europe. The group consists of two main islands, Great Britain and Ireland, and numerous smaller islands and island groups, including the Hebrides, the Shetland Islands, the Orkney Islands, the Isles of Scilly, and the Isle of Man.

Which territory is the farthest north?

But situated only 508 miles from the North Pole, a military installation named Alert, located at the northeastern tip of Ellesmere Island in Nunavut, Canada, is the northernmost permanently inhabited place in the world!

Which city is furthest north in England?

Carlisle is the most northerly city in England, and the only city in Cumbria. It is situated less than ten miles from the Scottish border.

Which British town is furthest from the sea?

The village that is further from the sea than any other human settlement in the UK is Coton in the Elms, Derbyshire. One kilometre south-east is Church Flatts Farm, which is 113km (70 miles) from the nearest point on the coast, or 72km (45 miles) from the nearest tidal water.

Which city is furthest east in England?

Furthest east

Ness Point, also known as Lowestoft Ness, is Britain’s most easterly point. In Lowestoft, Suffolk, the point is marked with a large circular plaque called Euroscope, which indicates the distance to the other extremity points of Britain and various European destinations.

Which island is furthest from land?

1. Pitcairn Island is the furthest island from a mainland in the world, with a population of just 49. The nearest airport is 330 miles west in the Gambier Islands, but the nearest mainland is New Zealand, which is 3,390 miles away.

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Which city in the UK is furthest south?

Lizard Point is the most southerly point on mainland Great Britain at 49° 57′ 30″ N. With the exception of parts of the Isles of Scilly, it is the southernmost part of England and the wider United Kingdom.

Lizard Point, Cornwall.

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How many islands are in the UK?

British Isles

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Total islands 6,000+
Area 315,159 km2 (121,684 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,345 m (4413 ft)
Highest point Ben Nevis

What Caribbean islands are British?

The British West Indies (BWI) were the British territories in the West Indies: Anguilla, the Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Montserrat, the British Virgin Islands, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, …

Is Holy island English or Scottish?

Holy Island (Lindisfarne) is situated off the Northumberland coast in the north east of England, just a few miles south of the border with Scotland.

Which province goes the furthest east?

Newfoundland and Labrador is the province farthest to the east.

What territory stretches farthest north?

Northernmost point — Kaffeklubben Island, Greenland 83°40′N 29°50′W. Although politically part of the Kingdom of Denmark, Greenland is geologically part of the North American plate. If Greenland is excluded from North America, the northernmost point is Cape Columbia, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada 83°8′N 74°13′W.

What city is the most northern in Canada?

CFS Alert, located on the northern tip of Ellesmere Island, is the northernmost settlement in Canada.

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