saint michael's mount

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saint michael's mount

granite island about 400 yards (365 metres) offshore in Mount's Bay on the English Channel, in the western part of the county of Cornwall, England. At low tide only, a natural causeway links the island to the nearby community of Marazion. Administratively, the island is a parish within Penwith district in the administrative and historic county of Cornwall

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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