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Scarriff IslandHillAn Scairbh A name in Irish (Ir. An Scairbh [logainm.ie], poss. 'rough place')KerryCounty, in Binnion, Irish Islands Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock
Reachable "On Foot " Y Height:252mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84Grid Reference: V44376 55202 Place visited by 9 members. Recently by: DavidWalsh, chalky, Conor74, kernowclimber, mcrtchly, dbloke, wicklore, Peter Walker, jackill Island visited by 9 members. I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)I have visited this island: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Why Scarriff is so named is something of a mystery, as it is quite some distance from the mainland in deep water. One possible solution is to interpret the name as Ir. garbh, 'rough', with a prosthetic s-, as happens with many other words, such as teach and creag.
Scarriff Island is the 1274th highest place in Ireland. Scarriff Island is the most southerly summit and also the most westerly in the Dunkerron Mountains area. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1000/?PHPSESSID=hckl2582fs4dflkvtkmtjhst36