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Mapping Our Mountains (1)

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© EastWest Mapping

Full title: Wicklow Mountains West: 1:30,000 Detailed Map

Creator / Author: EastWest Mapping & Barry & Clive Dalby (Survey Team).

Item Type / Page count: Map / 1 page folded down to 12 x 23cm

When Published: 2010

Publisher / Place of Publication: EastWest Mapping / Clonegal, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.

About: This map takes in a major portion of the mountains located in the western half of the county. It has been compiled using satellite imagery combined with foot slogging, cycling and driving through the area. It includes many old placenames and historical sites and provides an excellent panorama both for the rambler and armchair historian. Lugnaquilla is not covered by this particular map, but is available as a separate publication.

ID number(s): 9781899815285

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Link to the Publisher’s website

Armchair Archaeology

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© JSTOR

Full title: Googling the Landscape: Discovering a Prehistoric Landscape in West Wicklow

Creator / Author: C. J. Darby

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 4p

Journal Information: Archaeology Ireland, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 20-23

When Published: Winter 2007

Publisher / Place of Publication: Wordwell Ltd. / Unit 9, 78 Furze Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18.

About: A short article about how the still-developing technology of Google EarthTM  has been used to locate previously unrecorded field monuments in parts of West Wicklow. The article focuses on the areas of Ballinascollogue and Ballinabrocky.

ID number(s): 0790-892X

Extra #1: includes photographs and screenshots.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #4: Read this article online via JSTOR. [Personal registration / conditions apply]. Alternatively, your local public library may provide free online access to this article.

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