Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Rabbit Islands. You may be able to find further references to Rabbit Islands in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Rabbit Islands 3 islands Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Rabbit Islands within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Thomas Pennant Appendix V: Of Caithness, Strathnavern, and Sutherland 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Eilean Nan Ron 0 2
Skerray 0 1
Coomb Island 0 2
Tongue 0 2
Castle Varrich 0 2
Whiten Head 0 2
Borve 0 1
Kirtomy 0 1
Naver 0 3
Armadale 0 1
Eriboll 0 3
Durness 0 3
Farr 0 2
Strathy 0 1
Portskerra 0 1
Melvich 0 2
Mudale 0 2
Altnaharra 0 2
Halladale 0 2
Dalhalvaig 0 1