Staffa stăf´ə [key], uninhabited island, 3⁄4 mi (1.2 km) long and 1⁄4 mi (.4 km) wide, Argyll and Bute, NW Scotland, one of the Inner Hebrides, near Mull. Famous for Fingal's Cave , Staffa has numerous other caves as well as sea cliffs that reach 135 ft (41 m).
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