Skellig Michael

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Skellig Michael
Native name: Sceilig Mhichíl
LocationAtlantic Ocean
Aurie21.9 ha (54 acres)[1]
Heichest elevation218 m (715 ft)[2]
Skellig Michael
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Skellig Michael - cemetery and large oratory.jpg
Monastery graveyard
CriteriaCultural: iii, iv
Inscription1996 (20th Session)

Skellig Michael (Erse: Sceilig Mhichíl), or Great Skellig (Erse: Sceilig Mhór), is an island (the lairger o the twa Skellig Islands) in the Atlantic Ocean, 11.6 km wast o the Iveragh Peninsula in Coonty Kerry, Ireland.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Edward Bourke, Alan R. Hayden, Ann Lynch. "Skellig Michael Co. Kerry: the monastery and South Peak" (PDF). Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. Retrieved 31 May 2012.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). "Skellig Michael". UNESCO. Retrieved 29 May 2012.

Coordinates: 51°46′16″N 10°32′26″W / 51.77111°N 10.54056°W / 51.77111; -10.54056