We now host the GPS waypoints and bagging lists for the Haswell-Smiths Island Summits – These are the highest points of the islands listed in The Scottish Islands by Hamish Haswell-Smith.
To qualify, islands need to have an area of at least 40 hectares and to be an island at all tide states.
We also have Deleted Haswell-Smiths – hill summits on Scottish Islands now linked by bridges or causeways to a larger island but which would formerly have met the criteria laid down in The Scottish Islands. Islands already linked prior to Haswell-Smith devising his list have been added by Jon Metcalf.
As an island is basically a hill where its height is the same as its prominence i’ve added a new url filter (height=prominence) to find all island summits in the database. See here…
This can be used in combination with other url filters to give the “United Kingdom Island High Points” like this…
I hope that is of interest
Author: Phil Newby