SHONA, an island, in that part of the parish of Ardnamurchan which formed part of the late quoad sacra parish of Aharacle, county of Inverness; containing 110 inhabitants. This island is situated in Loch Moidart, on the western coast, and is between three and four miles long and one mile and a half broad, and composed for the most part of masses of rock, rather scantily covered with heath and wood, but exhibiting here and there spots of great verdure and fertility. The dwelling-house of the principal resident, and the scenery around it, are very beautiful. In the island are numerous creeks for fishing-boats, which are resorted to in the cod-fishing season by crews from the Southern Highlands: there is also excellent and secure anchorage for shipping.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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