|Native name: |
Scariff Island north side from a yacht
|Area||1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||252 m (827 ft)|
|Pop. density||0 /km2 (0 /sq mi)|
|Elevation||252 m (827 ft) |
|Prominence||252 m (827 ft) |
In 1837 only one family lived on Scariff; their main work was to care the cattle which grazed on the island. On the summit of the hill there were remains of an ancient hermitage and, on the east side, ruins of a church. 1911 census does not report any inhabitant for Scariff Island.
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