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Bencorr North Top Mountain Binn Chorr North Top A name in Irish
For origin of name, see Binn Chorr. Galway County, in no lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 690m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L80961 52404 This summit has been logged as climbed by 178 members. Recently by: delboyir, Rory87, DenisMc, polovirus, ColinCallanan, seamaspeineas, simoburn, GSheehy, Wilderness, omurchu, melohara, HillmanImp, Colin Murphy, Teresa-ms, markwallace
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Longitude: -9.794597, Latitude: 53.508161 , Easting: 80961, Northing: 252404 Prominence: 5m,   Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 480962 752407,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BncrNr, 10 char: BncrNrthTp
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Binn Chorr North Top is the 127th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Chorr North Top in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Cairn with Lough Inagh in background
 
Bencorr's close relative
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  25 Jun 2014
This 'top' does not have sufficient prominence to register on any lists and is usually done in conjunction with Bencorr or as part of Glencoaghan Horseshoe. it is 300 to the NW of Bencorr itself and rises from a col just 20m or so below, although on all other sides it has a fairy precipitous drop. It has a well defined summit with a cairn and has wonderful views of the horseshoe and Lough Inagh to the east. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/124/comment/4884/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Chorr North Top in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Binn Chorr's western aspect (leading to North Top) from Mám na bhFonsai col
eflanaga on Binn Chorr North Top, 2006
by eflanaga  3 May 2006
The descent from Binn Dubh to a height on the col/saddle at Mám na bhFonsai 80606 52408 A, below Bencorr’s North Top is reasonably straightforward albeit a little more difficult as you near the narrow area of the saddle. From here Binn Chorr’s western aspect towers upwards, it’s steep rocky side presenting a formidable façade. There is a well-worn path of loose shale and rock, which wends it’s way up in zig-zag fashion but some of us decided to take a more straight-as-the-crow-flies approach. Regardless, we still had to negotiate very loose shale/rock especially as we approached the top. Nearer still to the top we had to engage in a degree of scrambling in order to reach the cairn 81053 52376 B. Views from here are again breathtaking (see Binn Chorr). From the cairn it is a short distance south to the main summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/124/comment/2329/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Chorr North Top in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: The Giants Chair
 
aburden on Binn Chorr North Top, 2006
by aburden  28 Feb 2006
The view from Binn Corr is fantastic. It is a great vantage point to see the Giants Chair which is formed by the coum to the East of Binn Bhraoin Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/124/comment/2210/
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simon3 on Binn Chorr North Top, 2004
by simon3  21 Jun 2004
This is a relatively small knoll on the ridge about 300m NW of Binn Chorr (Bencorr). Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/124/comment/996/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Chorr North Top in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Binn an tSaighdiúra from summit cairn
 
Minor bump on Bencorr
by Colin Murphy  25 Jun 2014
Pic shows summit with protruding spur to the NW towards Bencorrbeg Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/124/comment/17513/
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