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Mayo Islands Area
Maximum height for area: 189.3 metres,   Summits in area: 2,   Maximum prominence for area: 189.3 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 For all tops   Highest summit: Inishturk, 189.3m

Summits in area Mayo Islands:
Inishark Island 96.6mInishturk 189.3m
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Inishark Island Hill Galway County, in Local/Historical/Cultural List, Aluminous schist, quartzite, pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 96.6m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L48633 64948 This summit has been logged as climbed by 13 members. Recently by: tphase, markmjcampion, wicklore, simon3, osullivanm, sandman, Bernieor, madfrankie, mcrtchly, jackill, Peter Walker, kernowclimber, Onzy
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Longitude: -10.287937, Latitude: 53.612642 , Easting: 48633, Northing: 264949 Prominence: 96.65m,   Isolation: 13km
ITM: 448616 764968,   GPS IDs, 6 char: InshIs, 10 char: InshrkIsln
Bedrock type: Aluminous schist, quartzite, pebble beds, (Ballynakill Schist Formation)

Inishark Island is the second highest hill in the Mayo Islands area and the 1497th highest in Ireland. Inishark Island is the most southerly summit in the Mayo Islands area and also the most westerly.

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COMMENTS for Inishark Island 1 of 1
An Abandoned Island .. by group   (Show all for Inishark Island)
 
Death of an Island? .. by wicklore   (Show all for Inishark Island)
 
Island of melancholic beauty .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Inishark Island)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Inishark Island in area Mayo Islands, Ireland
Picture: Keeping watch
 
The beauty of the Inishark cliffs
by wicklore  9 Jul 2014
There are 200 foot cliffs plunging into the boiling sea to the southwest of the summit of Inishark.. This photo shows how the constant lashing of wave and wind have shaped one of these cliffs to resemble a lady gazing out to the west into the face of the prevailing wind and waves. The west coast of Inishark, like so many of our Atlantic Islands, consists of high, severe cliffs and angry rock walls while the land slopes gently down to the east where the island folk built their village and pier. A beautiful place to be on a hot, calm summers day but a nightmare to behold in the depthts of a winter storm. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1382/comment/17544/
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