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Fiskavaig, Highland

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Fiskavaig, Highland

Fiskavaig is a crofting settlement on the west shore of the Minginish peninsula, on the Isle of Skye in the Highlands of Scotland and the council area of Highland. Fiskavaig Bay lies just to the north, the island of Wiay some 3 kilometres offshore and the village of Carbost 6 kilometres to the south west. The name Fiskavaig (also spelled Fiscavaig) originally comes from the Norse, meaning "fish bay". Another example of this naming is Tarskavaig, meaning "cod bay", in the south of Skye.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyInverness-shire
OS GridNG3234
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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