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The Big Gun Mountain An Gunna Mór A name in Irish
also Lackagarrin, Foilnabreachaun an extra name in English
(Ir. An Gunna Mór [TH], 'the big gun') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 939m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V84069 84500 This summit has been logged as climbed by 390 members. Recently by: gav, Dean, timmyc, Hadleigh, Helenha, oldpragmatist, wjnunan, GillSte, IainT, Philhanson, Kaiser, rleahy, ShayGlynn, ericjones, Martinpeak
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.688792, Latitude: 52.000944 , Easting: 84069, Northing: 84500 Prominence: 74m,   Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 484044 584559,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThBgGn, 10 char: ThBgGn
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

This peak is at the S end of the arete connecting it to Cruach Mhór.   The Big Gun is the 10th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain The Big Gun in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Big gun ridge from below Cruach Mhór
 
Here goes!
by eugeneryan959  27 Dec 2016
Weather closing in on the Big Gun Ridge Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/10/comment/18733/
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Looking back along the ridge to The Big Gun and C .. by jackill   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
Walked this route west to east on 28-04-08, no on .. by jimgraham   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
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