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Iveragh NW Area
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84 
Highest place:
Knocknadobar, 690m
Maximum height for area: 690 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 565 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Puffin Island Hill Oileán na gCánóg A name in Irish
(Ir. Oileán na gCánóg [logainm.ie], 'island of the puffins') Kerry County, in Binnion, Irish Islands Lists, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

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Height: 159m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V33952 67746
Place visited by 9 members. Recently by: DavidWalsh, markmjcampion, Conor74, kernowclimber, mcrtchly, dbloke, wicklore, Peter Walker, jackill
Island visited by 9 members.
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Longitude: -10.409872, Latitude: 51.837791 , Easting: 33952, Northing: 67746 Prominence: 159m,  Isolation: 6km
ITM: 433938 567809,   GPS IDs, 6 char: PfnIsl, 10 char: PfnIslnd
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

Puffin Island is the 1451th highest place in Ireland.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1049/?PHPSESSID=55jbjjferoslfua1j41kbve9o3
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Finally conquered! .. by mcrtchly   (Show all for Puffin Island)
 
Peering behind the veil of mystery .. by wicklore   (Show all for Puffin Island)
 
Greetings from Puffiin Island! .. by wicklore   (Show all for Puffin Island)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Puffin Island in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: "You say you're sorry"..."No, you say you're sorry"..."You started it"..."Didn't!"..."Did!"
 
Cast away for a couple of hours...
by Peter Walker  23 Jul 2011
A cursory look from the mainland (or from a circling boat) would suggest that Puffin Island might well be a lost world where bizarre natives both worship and hide from a giant ape. In reality it has a fulmars, storm petrels, a veritable orchestra of puffins (and a whole bunch of other seabirds that to my shame I cannot recall the names of), a lot of deceased rabbits and not nearly enough dead mink. The summit was a straightforward climb (once the bagatelle of actually getting off the boat was accomplished) but it was the ensuing onward exploration that was most memorable...the spine of the island became sharp and gothic, incredible cliffs plunged into secret inlets, and we got far closer to the birds than I'd ever imagined we would.

With that in mind, allow me to be the first person from the trip to post a photo of some puffins. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1049/comment/6427/
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Huffin' on Puffin .. by jackill   (Show all for Puffin Island)
 
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