Kealduff Upper : Rock Art

Grid RefV 625 863
GPSV 62524 86302 (3m)
Longitude10° 0' 9.25" W
Latitude52° 0' 42.57" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownAnascaul (16 Km)
OS Sheets83, 78
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192
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Visit Notes

Sunday, 19th October 2008

This panel is quite tricky to spot, but it is very close to the 6m long panel in the same field, which makes finding it easier. It is a low, almost groundlevel panel with a tuft of peat on top of it. The visible markings occur on one side (nearest to the large panel) and consist of two nice cup-and-ring motifs.

I wish I could wax-lyrical about the views, but sadly I can't as the weather was appalling during our visit. The bonus is that I'll have to come back!

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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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