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Binnion Hill Cnoc an Bhinnín A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Bhinnín [CMcG] , 'hill of the little peak'). Donegal County, in Binnion List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 250m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 3 Grid Reference: C36924 48921 This summit has been logged as climbed by 27 members. Recently by: Lucky1, Markdoc, bigphil99, chalky, Summ1t, Vikingr2013, David-Guenot, cody1, mark-rdc, jmcg, pmeldrum, Garmin, Hilltop-Harrier, AntrimRambler, JohnOf
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Longitude: -7.419686, Latitude: 55.2858 , Easting: 236924, Northing: 448921 Prominence: 195m,   Isolation: 4km
ITM: 636865 948899,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Binion, 10 char: Binnion
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

It is likely that the name of this hill was simply An Binnín and that the name Cnoc an Bhinnín arose from the need to distinguish the hill from the townland of the same name.   Binnion is the 1275th highest summit in Ireland.

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Binnion may be small in stature - it weighs in at .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Binnion)
 
A short walk in Inishowen .. by three5four0   (Show all for Binnion)
 
A hill to be enjoyed .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Binnion)
 
Start out from one of the most beautiful beaches .. by gerrym   (Show all for Binnion)
 
I parked my car at the binnion caravan park. Then .. by Glashedy007   (Show all for Binnion)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binnion in area Inishowen, Ireland
Picture: Noel & Mickey enjoying the view
 
cjdonaghey on Binnion, 2010
by cjdonaghey  28 Jan 2010
The Carry Ramblers on top of Binnion what views from this hill.
You could spend hours looking around you out to sea or back to the other hills
or down to some of the most beutiful beach's in Ireland. Not forgetting The outstanding
Ballyliffin Golf links just below. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1003/comment/4378/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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