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Islands of Ireland

Achill     [1953]
   Group:
   Country: Ireland
Lat: 54.00º N   Long : 10.00º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 672 m
Depth to nearest land: 0 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 1 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 700 km    Isolation Index: 28
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   temperate  mean 4-4-15C
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 26%   Human Threat Indicator: 1
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 4750 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 2
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 3
Last updated: 04/08/90

Inishmore     [1954]
   Group: Aran Islands
   Country: Ireland
Lat: 53.12º N   Long : 9.75º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 46 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 12 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 650 km    Isolation Index: 30
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   temperate  mean 4-4-15C
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 26%   Human Threat Indicator: 1
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 4750 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 2
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 3
Last updated: 04/08/90

Ireland     [749]
   Group:
   Country: Ireland/United Kingdom   Region: Europe
Lat: 53.00º N   Long : 8.00º W
Area: 81638.1 sq. km   Altitude: 1032 m
  Island too large for adequate coverage in this directory
Shoreline: 2656.8 km (scale 1:6418000)   Coastal Index: 0.0325
Depth to nearest land: <100 m
Nearest island: 20 km   group: 20 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 400 km    Isolation Index: 29
ISLAND TYPE: Continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Last updated: 20/08/88

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