Skellig Michael

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Skellig Michael
Native name: Sceilig Mhichíl
Location Atlantic Ocean
Aurie 21.9 ha (54 acres)[1]
Heichest elevation 218 m (715 ft)[2]
Coonty Kerry
Population 0
Skellig Michael
Sceilig Mhichíl
Skellig Michael - cemetery and large oratory.jpg
Monastery graveyard
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Offeecial name Skellig Michael
Location Skellig Islands, Coonty Kerry, Republic o Ireland Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 51°46′16″N 10°32′26″W / 51.771111111111°N 10.540555555556°W / 51.771111111111; -10.540555555556
Aurie 0.219 km2 (2,360,000 sq ft)
Criteria Cultural: iii, iv
Reference 757
Inscription 1996 (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. 
  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