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This Tiny, Uninhabitable Islet in the North Atlantic Has Attracted Fishermen and Adventurers for Decades

Rockall, a rocky outcrop claimed by the United Kingdom, has become an unlikely battleground in the fight for fishing rights

Αfter a week at sea, fishermen round Drumanoo Head before dropping anchor in Killybegs Harbour, Ireland.

Carefully, they unload their catch onto the quay, box after box of mackerel, haddock, monkfish, and squid; spindly tentacles and scaled bodies packed tightly under ice.

These trawlermen have come back from the North Atlantic, where conditions are treacherous.

High waves and…

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