Aghagogan : Kist

Grid RefH 616 728
GPSH 61623 72760 (11m)
Longitude7° 2' 47.13" W
Latitude54° 35' 57.3" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownOmagh (15.6 Km)
OS Sheet13
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192
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Visit Notes

Sunday, 4th January 2004

This one surprised me. I don't even know if it's genuine, but it certainly looks like the real thing.

Standing in the car park of a church at the north end of Carrickmore is this structure. A square pointed capstone rests on three upright stones forming an open-fronted box.

Maybe it was moved here from somewhere else. If anyone knows please let me know.

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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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