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Island Macaskin

(Eilean Macaskin; Macaskin Island)

The long narrow Island Macaskin (Eilean Macaskin) lies at the entrance to Loch Craignish in Argyll and Bute. Covering an area of 50 ha (124 acres), this island has been uninhabited since the late 19th Century except for the sheep that graze its eastern side. Its western side is dominated by the steep sides to the islands central ridge that reaches a height of 65m (213 feet). A line of skerries extend from the south of the island into the Sound of Jura.

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