(Mangurstadh, Mhangarstadh)
Western Isles

A settlement on the far west coast of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Mangersta (Gael: Mangurstadh) lies 2½ miles (4 km) north northeast of Islivig and 3 miles (5 km) southwest of Timsgarry. The sandy beach here has been identified as being of geomorphological importance and is popular with surfers. A communications mast on Ard More Mangersta, 1¼ miles (2 km) to the north, was established during World War II and now services the British air traffic control system.

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