'Carrowkeel - Cairn L' : Passage Tomb

Grid RefG 754 117
Longitude8° 22' 32.38" W
Latitude54° 3' 13.74" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownBallymote (10 Km)
OS Sheet25
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192

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Carrowkeel - Passage Tomb Cemetery
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Visit Notes

Sunday, 29th December 2002

After the thrill os the other passage tombs here this is a disappointment. There is no passage or chamber visible, I don't know if it is unopened or simply collapsed beyond recognition.

The weather started getting REALLY bad around here and so I decided to head back down to lower ground and out of the fog.

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Sunday, 7th March 2004

Well, with the benefit of some visibilty beyond 10 feet I can confirm that there is absolutely nothing to see here.

Like this monument

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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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