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Rocky islets off the coast.
At the extreme north-eastern end of the lake, on an islet which, when the water is low, becomes part of the mainland, stand the imposing ruins of Kilchurn Castle.
Of the seven species of giant tortoises known to science (although at the discovery of the islands there were probably fifteen) all are indigenous, and each is confined to its own islet.
With the exception of Rose Island, which is an uninhabited coral islet 70 m.
These two islands lie parallel to each other, Tamara to the west; they form a sort of basin, in the centre of which is the islet of Crawford.
They were desired by France because of their geographical position, Konakry, the capital of French Guinea, being built on an islet but 3 m.