Illgill Head

Area:Lake District - Southern Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Marilyn, Dewey, and HuMP
(also Clem, Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Height:608.8m (with a drop of 312.2m)
Maps:OL6(N) Explorer or 89 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY168049         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Notes:higher by 0.5m than rock by windshelter at NY16905 05025; rock 30m SW at NY 16874 04908 is 0.04m lower
Daylight:dawn 04:06, sunrise 04:56, sunset 21:23, dusk 22:12
External links:Wikipedia

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Illgill Head from Wasdale Head
Illgill Head from Wasdale Head

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