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Ruvaal


(Rhuvaal, Rubh' a' Mhail)

A remote headland at the northern tip of Islay in Argyll and Bute, Ruvaal (also Rhuvaal, Gael: Rubh' a' Mhail) lies 6 miles (10 km) north of Port Askaig. A lighthouse here was established in 1859, built by engineering brothers David & Thomas Stevenson (1815-86 and 1818-87).


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