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Rhins of Galloway

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The Rhins of Galloway, otherwise known as the Rhins of Wigtownshire (or as The Rhins, also spelled The Rhinns; Na Rannaibh), is a hammer-head peninsula in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Stretching more than from north to south, its southern tip is the Mull of Galloway, the southernmost point of Scotland. The principal settlements are Stranraer at the head of Loch Ryan and the small tourist village of Portpatrick on the west coast. Other villages are dotted up and down the peninsula, including Kirkcolm, Leswalt, Lochans, and in the South Rhins, Stoneykirk, Sandhead, Ardwell, and Drummore. Herbert Maxwell defines "Rhinns" as rionn, rinn, meaning a point or promontory. Geography and climate The peninsula is bounded on its west coast by the North Channel and Loch Ryan and Luce Bay in the east. With around 50 miles (80 km) of coastline running from Stranraer in the north to Torrs Warren in the south, the sea heavily influences the land. The coastal landscape varies: the w
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