'Tibradden' : Rock Art

TownlandTibradden Cairn
CountyDublin
Grid RefO 148 223
Longitude6° 16' 49.19" W
Latitude53° 14' 19.25" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownTallaght (7.7 Km)
OS Sheet50
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192

This is a subsite of:

Tibradden - Chambered Cairn
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Visit Notes

Saturday, 23rd February 2002

This lovely stone lies inside the false chamber at Tibradden cairn. Only half ot the pattern remains, but one whole spiral is very evident and in great condition. The whole pattern was of reflected spirals joined by a straight line.

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About Coordinates Displayed

This is an explanation of (and a bit of a disclaimer for) the coordinates I provide.

Where a GPS figure is given this is the master for all other coordinates. According to my Garmin these are quite accurate.

Where there is no GPS figure the 6 figure grid reference is master for the others. This may not be very accurate as it could have come from the OS maps and could have been read by eye. Consequently, all other cordinates are going to have inaccuracies.

The calculation of Longitude and Latitude uses an algorithm that is not 100% accurate. The long/lat figures are used as a basis for calculating the UTM & ITM coordinates. Consequently, UTM & ITM coordinates are slightly out.

UTM is a global coordinate system - Universal Transverse Mercator - that is at the core of the GPS system.

ITM is the new coordinate system - Irish Transverse Mercator - that is more accurate and more GPS friendly than the Irish Grid Reference system. This will be used on the next generation of Irish OS maps.

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