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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,

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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 10 members. Recently by: chalky, markmjcampion, DavidWalsh, Conor74, kernowclimber, mcrtchly, dbloke, wicklore, Peter Walker, jackill
Island visited by 12 members.
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Longitude: -10.409858, Latitude: 51.8378 , Easting: 33952, Northing: 67746 Prominence: 159m,  Isolation: 6km
ITM: 433939 567810,   GPS IDs, 6 char: PfnIsl, 10 char: PfnIslnd
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

Puffin Island is the 1454th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1049/
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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)
 
Cast away for a couple of hours... .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Puffin Island)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Puffin Island in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: Yippeee!!
 
Huffin' on Puffin
by jackill  24 Jul 2011
I sat for a while reflecting on Puffin, and though I try not to dwell on the past, after a day like yesterday its hard not to be maudlin.
Not the same but Puffin brought in mind W.B. Yeats' " Lake Isle of Inisfree"

"And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow,
Dropping from the veils of the morning to where the cricket sings;
There midnight's all a glimmer, and noon a purple glow,
And evening full of the linnet's wings.

I will arise and go now, for always night and day
I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;
While I stand on the roadway, or on the pavements grey,
I hear it in the deep heart's core."

while I stand on the roadway, or on the pavements grey,
I hear it in the deep heart's core.

A special place. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1049/comment/6428/
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