Calve Island viewed from Tobermory Golf Course
|OS grid reference||NM521546|
|Area and summit|
|Highest elevation||20 m|
|Local Authority||Argyll and Bute|
|Where shown, area and population ranks are for all Scottish islands and all inhabited Scottish islands respectively. There are c. 300 islands >20ha in extent. There were 93 permanently inhabited islands listed in the 2011 census and more than 20 others that are inhabited from time to time.|
Calve Island is an uninhabited island on the east coast of the Isle of Mull in Argyll and Bute on the west coast of Scotland. It provides some shelter for Tobermory Bay and is separated from Mull by a tidal channel.2 The island is a mile (1.5 km) in length.4 Under water there is a popular dive site5 The island is owned by the Cotton family who make use of it in the summer months.6
- General Register Office for Scotland (28 November 2003) Scotland's Census 2001 – Occasional Paper No 10: Statistics for Inhabited Islands. Retrieved 26 February 2012.
- Haswell-Smith (2004) p. 79
- Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/getamap/.
- "Overview of Calve Island". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 2008-01-06.
- dive site directory
- Haswell-Smith (2004) p. 91
- "Modern British Local Posts CD Catalogue, 2009 Edition". Phillips. 2003. Retrieved 2008-12-08.
- "Basset Hound Stamps animalstamps.com. Retrieved 3 January 2009.
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