Category:Walls, Shetland Islands

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en:Walls, Shetland, known locally as Waas, ( Old Norse: Vagar = "Sheltered Bays" (voes) - the Ordnance Survey added the "ll" as they thought it was a corruption of "walls". Cf Vágar and Vágur in the Faroe Islands), is a settlement on the south side of West Mainland, Shetland Islands, at the head of Vaila Sound and sheltered even from southerly storms by the islands of Linga and Vaila.

Object location 60° 13′ 48″ N, 1° 33′ 36″ W View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Maps - Google Earth - Proximityrama info