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The island is located northwest of North
Berwick, and is said to be the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson's
book Treasure Island. Like
Bass Rock Lighthouse,
it is an important nesting ground for seabirds. For details on the wildlife
you will find on the island see
It was built in 1885 and automated in
1970. The lighthouse is accessible via jetty on the east end of the island.
However the best way to see it is via one of the cruises from the
Scottish Seabird Centre
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