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Ailsa Craig

Ailsa Craig (ālˈsə) [key], island, c.1 sq mi (2.6 sq km), off SW Scotland, W of Girvan in the Firth of Clyde; it rises to 1,114 ft (340 m). It has granite quarries and a lighthouse and is a sanctuary for sea birds.

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