Southwest Ireland coast, Iveragh, County Kerry

Ireland from outer space, photograph from space shuttle Endeavour
Image of the Irish South western coastline & Iveragh peninsula from the Space shuttle Endeavour.
The mountain ranges of Co. Kerry are the highest in Ireland, the patterned areas between them are farming and grazing areas, the lakes of Killarney National Park are the patches at the left of the image, Off the coast are the Skellig Rocks, home of a 15th century monastery & flocks of puffins. The Iveragh is one of the four peninsulas on the South Western Irish coast.

The above image was acquired by the Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar. Photo courtesy of NASA - View more space images

Ring of Kerry, view from golf  course
A more traditional view of the Ring of Kerry, Ireland, with golf course in the foreground.


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