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Waterford Islands Area
Place count in area: 7, OSI/LPS Maps: 76, 82, EW-C 
Highest place:
Sheep Island, 35m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Sheep Island (2) Island Oileán an gCaorach (2) A name in Irish Waterford County in Munster Province, in Irish Islands List

Landing grid ref.: X53600 97900
Reachable "On Foot " Y

Height: 35m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 76 Grid Reference: X53600 97800
Place visited by 2 members. Recently by: DavidWalsh, bryanjbarry
Island visited by 5 members.
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Longitude: -7.218041, Latitude: 52.129983 , Easting: 253600, Northing: 97800
ITM: 653537 597856,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ShpIsl, 10 char: ShpIslnd


Not reachable at HW  

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Island Names
by Pepe  1 Nov 2021
Going by Gerald Geoffrey Spencer's excellent "30 Year Study of the East Waterford Coast", the outermost of the two Sheep Islands is known as Vales Island. The large boot-shaped stack alongside Sheep Island is known as Carrickanine. This island group is known generally under the romantic sounding title Isles of Icane - probably related to the various townlands of Islandikane (OS spelling) on the nearby mainland. This area is at the heart of the Copper Coast, and full of fascinating sea arches, caves and secret coves uncrowded, unknown and largely unexplored. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/2384/comment/23346/
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The Isles of Icane .. by Pepe   (Show all for Sheep Island (Oileán an gCaorach))
 
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