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Waterford Islands Area
Feature count in area: 7, all in Waterford, OSI/LPS Maps: 76, 82, EW-C
Highest Place: St. John's Island 35m

Starting Places (1) in area Waterford Islands:
Carrickavrantry Lake West

Summits & other features in area Waterford Islands:
Burke's Island 5m, Gull Island North 5m, Gull Island South 15m, Helvick Island 15m, Sheep Island (2) 35m, St. John's Island 35m, Templebrick 10m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Sheep Island (2), 35m Island Oileán an gCaorach (2) A name in Irish,
Place Rating ..
, Waterford County in Munster province, in Irish Islands Lists
Reachable "On Foot " Y
Grid Reference X53600 97800, OS 1:50k mapsheet 76
Place visited by: 2 members, recently by: DavidWalsh, bryanjbarry , Island visited by 5 members.
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
, I visited this island: NO
Longitude: -7.218041, Latitude: 52.129983, Easting: 253600, Northing: 97800,
ITM: 653537 597856

Notes on name: Not reachable at HW
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: ShpIsl, 10 char: ShpIslnd

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/island/2384/
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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: mountainviews.ie/island/2384/comment/23346/
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Picture: Isles of Icane from Kilfarassy with Islandikane headland on the left
The Isles of Icane
by Pepe 16 May 2022
The three Isles of Icane can be seen in this photo Linkback: mountainviews.ie/island/2384/comment/23515/
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