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BencorrMountainBinn Chorr A name in Irish also Binn an Choire Mhóir an extra name in Irish (Ir. Binn Chorr [TR], 'pointed peak')GalwayCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock
Height:711mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L81166 52200This summit has been logged as climbed by 287 members. Recently by: OisinD, strangeweaver, aidand, millsd1, Peter_I, Iamcan, delboyir, IncaHoots, paulbrown, Rory87, hannukkah, DenisMc, ColinCallanan, polovirus, crankechick I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Tim Robinson also gives the alternative name Binn an Choire Mhóir, 'peak of the big corrie'. The sappers set up a beacon on this peak during the first Ordnance Survey [TR].
Binn Chorr is the second highest mountain in the Twelve Bens area and the 105th highest in Ireland. Binn Chorr is the second highest point in county Galway. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/101/