'Derrynablaha 16' : Rock Art

Grid RefV 769 770
GPSV 76930 76974 (5m)
Longitude9° 47' 22.19" W
Latitude51° 55' 53.06" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownSneem (12.9 Km)
OS Sheet78
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192

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Derrynablaha 15 - Rock Art
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Visit Notes

Sunday, 9th August 2009

This boulder is quite large, but is dwarfed by the large panel it stands next to. Like the larger panel it is very minimalist in its decoration - it has a single cup-and-ring motif placed almost at its centre. The positioning of this motif is in stark contrast to the neighbouring panel, which has its decoration positioned all down one edge.

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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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