Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Tongue within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Tongue, par. and vil., on N. coast of Sutherland-par., 81,036 ac., pop. 1929; vil. (Tongue or Kirkiboll), on E. side of the Kyle of Tongue, 38½ miles N. of Lairg ry. sta. and 44 miles W. of Thurso; P.O., T.O.; is a resort of anglers. The Kyle of Tongue is a sea-loch,) miles long, and 5½ miles broad at the entrance.