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wicklore
2008-11-16 17:49:14
"View south to Arklow and distant Tara Hill from Barranisky" from wicklore Expand pics
View south to Arklow and distant Tara Hill from Barranisky (Expand pics)
Name of Barranisky Hill
Context of comment:There are two parts to the upland known as Barranisky, which is split by minor roads. The prominence to the northwest of the road is named as Barranisky West on the OS map. The prominence to the southeast of the road is named as Barranisky East on the OS map. The main summit is on the prominence called Barrinisky East. But on MV the highest point is named simply as ‘Barranisky’. This means that Barranisky East (with the Eircom masts) is to the west of Barranisky.
Message:I wonder should the highest point be named as ‘Barranisky East’ on MV? This name would incorporate both the main summit and the smaller prominence with the masts. If Barranisky retains its current name, we will continue to have the anomaly of a Barranisky East to its west!
Additional points:If I can help with anything I will.
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