Spike Island

Spike Island is an of 103 acres in , . Originally the site of a monastic settlement, the island is dominated by an 18th-century bastion fort now named Fort Mitchel.

Notable Places in the Area

, is the name of an island in off the coast of . is situated 1¼ km northwest of Spike Island. Photo: Arco Ardon, CC BY 2.0.

is located in , . Situated between the naval base on and the mainland, a gunpowder magazine was constructed on the island by the Board of Ordnance in 1808. is situated 1¼ km west of Spike Island. Photo: derek menzies, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The close to in , Ireland is a screw-pile lighthouse which marks a shallow bank in the navigable channels of lower . is situated 1½ km northeast of Spike Island. Photo: MikaLaureque, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Railway station
railway station serves the town of , . is situated 2 km northwest of Spike Island. Photo: Tk420, CC0.

Localities in the Area

is a port in Cork Harbour, , in southwest Ireland. Photo: J.Pollock, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village in , . It is located on the western side of , south of , and is 15 kilometres from city, to which it is connected by the N28 road. Photo: Ralph Rawlinson, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a populated area on the western side of on in , . is situated 3 km northwest of Spike Island. Photo: Ian S, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Spike Island

51.8342° or 51° 50' 3" north
-8.2858° or 8° 17' 8.9" west
Open Location Code
24 metres (79 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 128067375
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Spike Island (Cork konderria)
  • Basque: Spike Island
  • Breton: Inis Píc
  • Catalan: Illa Spike (Cork)
  • Catalan: Illa Spike
  • Cebuano: Spike Island (pulo sa Ireland)
  • Cebuano: Spike Island
  • Dutch: Spike Island, County Cork
  • English: Fort Mitchel
  • English: Spike Island, County Cork
  • German: Spike Island
  • Irish: Inis Píc
  • Italian: Spike Island
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Spike Island i County Cork
  • Polish: Spike Island
  • Swedish: Spike Island

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