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Rueval


(Ruabhal)

A hill at the northern end of the island of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides, also known as the Hill of Miracles, Rueval (Gael: Ruabhal) rises to 87m (285 feet) a mile (1.5 km) southeast of Geirinish. On its northwestern slopes stands the 9m (30 feet) granite statue of Our Lady of the Isles, designed by Hew Lorimer (1907-93), while on its summit is a radar tracking station associated with the Hebrides Missile Range.


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