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Dingle West Area , W: Blaskets Subarea
Feature count in area: 13, all in Kerry, OSI/LPS Maps: 70, EW-DW
Highest Place: Mount Eagle 516m

Starting Places (27) in area Dingle West:
Ballinloghig, Ballybrack Mid, Ballydavid, Ballyferriter, Ballyoughteragh Cross, Béal Bán Carpark, Blasket Centre, Brandon Pilgrimage Trail, Cat Dubh Hostel, Coosavuddig Quay Brandon Creek, Coumeenoole Bay, Dooneen Pier, Dún Chaoin E, Eask Tower Path, Feoghanagh River, Foilatallav, Inis na Bró, Inis Tuaisceart, Kildurrihy, Kilmalkedar Cemetary, Maumanorig, Mount Eagle Lough, Old Town, Slea Head Carpark, Smerwick, Strand St Dingle, Tiduff

Summits & other features in area Dingle West:
Cen: Dunquin: Croaghmarhin 403m, Mount Eagle 516m
E: Dingle: Carhoo Hill 184m
N: Ballydavid: Beenmore 239m, Ballydavid Head 251.4m, Reenconnell 274m
N: Ballyferriter: Sybil Head 206m, Lateeve 318m
W: Blaskets: Croaghmore (Great Blasket Island) 292m, Tearaght Island 200m, Inishvickillane 135m, Inishnabro 175m, Inishtooskert (2) 172m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Inishnabro, 175m Hill Inis na Bró A name in Irish,
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Ir. Inis na Bró [logainm.ie], poss. 'island of the gash’ [PDT], Kerry County in Munster province, in Binnion, Irish Islands Lists, Inis na Bró is the 1437th highest place in Ireland. Inis na Bró is the second most southerly summit in the Dingle West area. It's also the third most westerly summit in Ireland.
Reachable "On Foot " Y
Grid Reference V21269 93042, OS 1:50k mapsheet 70
Place visited by: 17 members, recently by: DavidWalsh, MichaelE, Colin Murphy, march-fixer, zanzibar, acorn, kernowclimber, sandman, mcrtchly, Conor74, Bernieor, dbloke, wicklore, Peter Walker, osullivanm , Island visited by 19 members.
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
, I visited this island: NO
Longitude: -10.606801, Latitude: 52.060946, Easting: 21269, Northing: 93042, Prominence: 175m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 421260 593095
Bedrock type: Red sandstone & siltstone, (Bulls Head Formation)
Notes on name: This island is higher and more rugged than its neighbour, Inishvickillane. Tomás Ó Criomhthain records in An t-Oileánach (The Islandman) how the well-known melody Port na bPúcaí magically came to one of the Daly family living on Inishnabro. This story in turn inspired Seamus Heaney's poem The Given Note. The island may well get its name from the remarkable rock arches near Cathedral Rocks / An Charraig Scoilte at the northern tip. The word bró or breo is used in several place-names to denote a remarkable fracture of the rocks or simply a cut or notch between hills, cf. Broemountain, Brow Head, Knocknabro.
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Inshnb, 10 char: Inishnabro

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            MountainViews.ie picture about Inishnabro (<em>Inis na Bró</em>)
Picture: Homeward bound
A view along the island
by wicklore 9 Sep 2012
The upper reaches of Inis na Bro are covered in deep bell heather. When added to the spongy grasses and mosses elsewhere, it meant that the 175 metre ascent from sea level required more of an effort than a comparable ascent elsewhere. This photo shows the group leaving the summit to return to the boat, with the south of the island stretching before us and Inishvickillane beyond. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1043/comment/14803/
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Picture: Looking north to Inis na Brò
A rare view of Inis na Brò
by wicklore 19 Nov 2011
I took advantage of the recent trip to An Tiaracht to take this photo of Inis na Brò from the air. The sea roiling and boiling around the base seems to be the standard for these Blasket Islands. The photo is a little smudgy as it was taken through the perspex window of the helicopter. It is taken from the south looking north, and the main Blasket Island of Croaghmore is visible further north at the top of the photo.

As can be seen from the photo, this is not an island that will be easily reached and climbed. But no doubt an intrepid band of MountainViewers will do it someday! Until then we can only look and wonder and dream.... Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1043/comment/6629/
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Picture: Inishnabro NE end
Jagged cathedral.
by simon3 10 Sep 2012
Cathedral Rocks at the NE end of Inishnabro.
In the background is Tearaght Island around 6 km away. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1043/comment/14804/
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Picture: The eastern flanks of the island
Another view of Inis na Brò
by wicklore 19 Nov 2011
Simply in the interest in expanding our knowledge, I'm attaching another picture of Inis na Brò. This one shows the eastern side of the island, and it is obvious that this is much more gently sloped than the fierce western side. Even so, the gentle slopes seem to end at a sheer drop all the way around, and I'd reckon this is a 15-20 foot drop at the lowest section about half way up the island.

Croaghmore is visible top right, with Inishtooskert faintly visible top left. Apologies for the lack of clarity, but the photo was taken through the perspex window of the helicopter that brought me to An Tiaracht. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1043/comment/6630/
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Rocket Man
by Conor74 9 Sep 2012
The landing on the island is pure James Bond, with the dinghy scraping through an archway barely wide enough to allow us through before entering a little cove hidden from the sea. The island nearly became even more like a scene out of You Only LiveTwice when in 1973 it was proposed as the launching site for a space flight by the youthful Dr. Gary Hudson. He wrote a letter to the Irish Vice Consul in the USA pointing out that as a neutral country with no affiliated space programme, access to the EEC and the grants that would flow, the island's isolation from a large population in the event of a serious accident, and ready access to fuel (one assumes springy heather must be ideal rocket fuel), Inis Na Bro would be the perfect launch site. He claimed his plans were supported by one astronaut who had walked on the moon. He had been taken to the island by the Kerry tourist board and claimed they were enthusiastic, perhaps the suggestion that it would provide 100 jobs enticed them. Apparently Dr. Hudson believed that by 2000 we earthlings would need to mine the moon to obtain much of our raw materials. The suggestion was taken seriously enough by the Irish diplomatic corps in the USA to arrange a meeting with Dr. Hudson. Sadly for them, but happily for those who cherish the beauty and value of the Blaskets, the initial enthusiasm was met with a little more cynicism on this side of the Atlantic, as the Vice Consul was advised by the Government here to "be on (their) guard lest the whole thing...be a gigantic leg pull"!

http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/secret-plans-for-irish-spaceship-revealed-A (V127 645).html Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/1043/comment/14799/
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