A spread-out and diverse group of islands off the west coast of Scotland
, the Hebrides
are divided into two categories:
The Isle of Skye
and Small Isles
have been separated from the Hebrides although they are often considered part of them.
The term Western Isles is often used to refer to the Hebrides as a whole although it more accurately refers to the Outer Hebrides.''
See also: Islands of the lower Firth of Clyde, Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands
The New Hebrides are an island group in the South Pacific that now form the nation of Vanuatu.