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Bunmore Hill An Bun Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. An Bun Mór [logainm.ie], 'the big bottom') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Quartzites and calc.& graphitic schists. Bedrock

Height: 243m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 22 Grid Reference: F81429 11500 This summit has been logged as climbed by 3 members. Recently by: chalky, FilHil, sandman
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.810633, Latitude: 54.039104 , Easting: 81429, Northing: 311500 Prominence: 205m,   Isolation: 5.4km
ITM: 481405 811508,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnm243, 10 char: Bunmore
Bedrock type: Quartzites and calc.& graphitic schists., (Inishderry Formation)

Bunmore West and East are townland names. However, William Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830) shows 'Bonmore' also a hill-name. This is unusual in that Ir. bun, 'bottom, base' would not be expected in a hill-name. This may be due to confusion of bun with binn, 'peak'. Previously Bunmore West in MV. Has been called Ballycroy Hill.   Bunmore is the 1276th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1007/
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Edge of the Wilderness .. by sandman   (Show all for Bunmore)
 
The Last Summit .. by sandman   (Show all for Bunmore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bunmore in area North Mayo, Ireland
Picture: Bunmore from Slieve Alp.
 
Location and view.
by simon3  22 Apr 2012
As of April 2012, no-one has reported visiting Bunmore. Here at least is a picture of the summit which must have one of the best Mayo views available. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1007/comment/6783/
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