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    DEFINITIONS
    The Mountains of Connaught include the Nephin Beg. 2,065, Croagh Patrick. 2,510 feet, and Muilrea. 2,688 feet, in the county of Mayo; and the Mountains of Connemara, the Twelve Pins group, the Mamturk Range and the Slieve* Aughty, in the county of Galway. A great limestone plain extends across the middle of the island, from Dublin Bay on the east, to Galway Bay on the west, on either side of which are several minor plains.
    * Slieve, Irish, Sliabh, a mountain.
    Hughes & Williams , 1892
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    "Narrow Water Castle, Carlingford Lough" (detail), from "Ulster, Described by Stephen Gwynn, Pictured by Alexander Williams" (1911)
    Above: "Narrow Water Castle, Carlingford Lough" (detail), from "Ulster, Described by Stephen Gwynn,
    Pictured by Alexander Williams" (1911). Click on the image to read "A Picturesque Handbook to
    Carlingford Bay and the Watering Places in its Vicinity, 1846" (pdf). Image source: Internet Archive.
    Left: detail from satellite photo (click for larger version).
    Charon (MIT Project) 1989, James Coleman ©