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Puffin Island Hill Oileán na gCánóg A name in Irish
(Ir. Oileán na gCánóg [logainm.ie], 'island of the puffins') Kerry County, in Binnion List, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 159m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V33952 67746 This summit has been logged as climbed by 8 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, Conor74, kernowclimber, mcrtchly, dbloke, wicklore, Peter Walker, jackill
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Longitude: -10.409858, Latitude: 51.8378 , Easting: 33952, Northing: 67746 Prominence: 159m,   Isolation: 6km
ITM: 433939 567810,   GPS IDs, 6 char: PfnIsl, 10 char: PfnIslnd
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

Puffin Island is the 1447th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1049/
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Finally conquered! .. by mcrtchly   (Show all for Puffin Island)
Peering behind the veil of mystery .. by wicklore   (Show all for Puffin Island)
Greetings from Puffiin Island! .. by wicklore   (Show all for Puffin Island)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Puffin Island in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: "You say you're sorry"..."No, you say you're sorry"..."You started it"..."Didn't!"..."Did!"
Cast away for a couple of hours...
by Peter Walker  23 Jul 2011
A cursory look from the mainland (or from a circling boat) would suggest that Puffin Island might well be a lost world where bizarre natives both worship and hide from a giant ape. In reality it has a fulmars, storm petrels, a veritable orchestra of puffins (and a whole bunch of other seabirds that to my shame I cannot recall the names of), a lot of deceased rabbits and not nearly enough dead mink. The summit was a straightforward climb (once the bagatelle of actually getting off the boat was accomplished) but it was the ensuing onward exploration that was most memorable...the spine of the island became sharp and gothic, incredible cliffs plunged into secret inlets, and we got far closer to the birds than I'd ever imagined we would.

With that in mind, allow me to be the first person from the trip to post a photo of some puffins. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1049/comment/6427/
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Huffin' on Puffin .. by jackill   (Show all for Puffin Island)
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