Colonsay, Little


Colonsay, Little
   COLONSAY, LITTLE, an isle, in the parish of Kilninian, county of Argyll. It lies between the islands of Staffa and Gometra, and has a very few inhabitants, who feed some sheep on the verdure it affords. In many places are specimens of basaltic pillars, similar to those of Staffa.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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