Ireland is an island in Northwestern Europe in the north Atlantic Ocean. The island lies on the European continental shelf, part of the Eurasian Plate. The island's main geographical features include low central plains surrounded by coastal mountains. The highest peak is Carrauntoohil (Irish: Corrán Tuathail), which is 1,041 meters (3,415 ft)above sea level. The western coastline is rugged, with many islands, peninsulas, headlands and bays. This emerald colored shaded relief map showcases Ireland's diverse terrain.