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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -0.88360 lat : 60.75615
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -0°53'0.9456 lat : 60°45'22.1328
Surface area: 118.2 km2 (0.311 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 113 km
Average height: 59 metre
Length island: 19.2 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 9 km
Name : Saxa Vord (0 metre)
Orientation island: South-southwest - North-northeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 632
Population density: 5.20 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Uyeasound, Muness Castle, Haroldswick

Naming - Location

Local native name: Unst
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Yell 0.797 km West
2) Fetlar 4.7 km South
3) Mainland Shetland 18.6 km WestSouthWest
4) Housay - Out Skerries 27.5 km South
5) Bruray - Out Skerries 27.7 km SouthSouthEast
6) Whalsay 32.2 km South
7) Muckle Roe 40.5 km SouthWest
8) Papa Stour 53.5 km SouthWest
9) Bressay 54.4 km South
10) Vaila 62.1 km SouthSouthWest
11) Trondra 62.9 km SouthSouthWest
12) West Burra 65 km SouthSouthWest
13) East Burra 67.1 km SouthSouthWest
14) Foula 83.1 km SouthWest
15) Fair Isle 130.1 km SouthSouthWest
16) North Ronaldsay 163.2 km SouthSouthWest
17) Sanday 172.2 km SouthSouthWest
18) Papa Westray 178.9 km SouthWest
19) Westray 183.7 km SouthWest
20) Eday 187.6 km SouthSouthWest
21) Stronsay 192.6 km SouthSouthWest
22) Rousay 199.9 km SouthWest
23) Egilsay 200.3 km SouthWest
24) Auskerry 203.4 km SouthSouthWest
25) Shapinsay 204.6 km SouthSouthWest
Country:
Country-section: Schotland
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
Main place: Baltasound
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Baliasta (Central)
Baltasound (Central)
Belmont (SouthWest)
Burrafirth (NorthNorthEast)
Caldback (Central)
Clibberswick (EastNorthEast)
Clivocast (SouthSouthWest)
Haroldswick (Central)
Lund (SouthWest)
Norwick (NorthEast)
Quoys (Central)
Underhoull (SouthWest)
Uyeasound (SouthSouthWest)
Valsgarth (NorthEast)
Westing (WestSouthWest)

Location Main place: East
Sea:
Distance to main land: 254 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: Metamorphic rock
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


Topographic islandmap Unst

Unst map

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Map Unst

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Height map of Unst

Unst Digital terrain model - DTM



Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Unst

The weather type in Braelight rainweericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 10.92 meter per second (Wind force - bft 6)
Winddirection: South
Atmospheric pressure: 1032 mb
Humidity: 82 %
Daylength at 3 December 2022:6 hour and 12 minutes
Sunrise: 09:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 15:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Unst

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 0 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: No
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: No
Bicycle facilities: No

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Landuse Unst

 Forest   0 km2 
 0% 
 Nature   61.1 km2 
 52% 
 Agriculture   39 km2 
 33% 
 Wet nature   14.1 km2 
 12% 
 Water   4.2 km2 
 4% 
 Urban area   0 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0 km2 
 0%