Ross Island

Ross Island is a claw-shaped peninsula in , . Copper extraction on the site is believed to be the source of the earliest known Irish Pre-Bronze Age metalwork, namely copper axe heads, halberds and knife/dagger blades dating from 2,400 - 2,200 BC.

Notable Places in the Area

Castle
is a 15th-century tower house and keep on the edge of , in , , Ireland. is situated 760 metres east of Ross Island. Photo: Edward O'Connor, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Island
Innisfallen or Inishfallen is an in ; one of the three in , . is situated 1 km northwest of Ross Island. Photo: Bkwillwm, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Castle
is located on the small Muckross Peninsula between and , two of the , 6 kilometres from the town of in , . is situated 3½ km southeast of Ross Island. Photo: Emmett.Hume, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ruins
is one of the major ecclesiastical sites found in the , , . is situated 3½ km southeast of Ross Island. Photo: Daviddphotos, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a small town in southwest on the Ring of Kerry scenic drive. Photo: Alan Heardman, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Hamlet
is a village and parish in , , north of the . is situated 4 km northwest of Ross Island.

Ross Island

Latitude
52.0406° or 52° 2' 26" north
Longitude
-9.5425° or 9° 32' 33" west
Elevation
26 metres (85 feet)
Geo­Names ID
3290609

Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Ross Island
  • English: Ross Island, Killarney
  • German: Ross Island
  • Swedish: Ross Island

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