Burr Point

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Burr Point

An Bior
Burr Point, easternmost point of Ireland - geograph.org.uk - 435784.jpg
Etymology: Irish bior, "point"
Burr Point is located in island of Ireland
Burr Point
Burr Point
Burr Point is located in Northern Ireland
Burr Point
Burr Point
Burr Point is located in County Down
Burr Point
Burr Point
Coordinates: 54°29′14″N 5°25′58″W / 54.48714°N 5.43291°W / 54.48714; -5.43291Coordinates: 54°29′14″N 5°25′58″W / 54.48714°N 5.43291°W / 54.48714; -5.43291
CountryNorthern Ireland
CountyDown
Burial Island off Burr Point

Burr Point is the easternmost point of mainland Northern Ireland and the island of Ireland. It is located in the townland of Ballyhalbert on the Ards Peninsula in County Down, at longitude 5.43ºW. It is a little more than a mile (or 2 km) southeast of the village of Ballyhalbert.[1]

The most easterly point is Big Bow Meel Island, a rock situated 900 metres off the Ards Peninsula, at longitude 5.42ºW.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ireland - Geographical facts and figures". Travel through the Ireland story... Retrieved 2007-09-15.