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Location type: Island
Location address: United Kingdom
Number of texts: 1
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Rousay (Old Norse: Hrólfsey meaning Rolf’s Island) is a small, hilly island about 3 km (1.9 mi) north of Orkney’s Mainland, off the north coast of Scotland, and has been nicknamed “the Egypt of the north”, due to its archaeological diversity and importance.

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