Kerry Blackwater

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River Blackwater
Pont sur la BlackWater (Kerry).jpg
Bridge over the Blackwater
Country Ireland
Physical characteristics
Main source 600 metres (2,000 ft) above sea level
River mouth Kenmare Bay
Length 10 kilometres (6.2 mi)

The Blackwater River or Kerry Blackwater is a river in County Kerry, southwestern Ireland. It is not to be confused with the much longer Munster Blackwater, which also rises in County Kerry.

A Special Area of Conservation, protects most of the basin of the Blackwater River. This is one of the areas in which the rare Kerry Slug is known to occur.


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Coordinates: 51°51′21″N 9°44′36″W / 51.85583°N 9.74333°W / 51.85583; -9.74333