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Binn ChorrMountainBencorr A name in English 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 300 members. Recently by: Caoilfionn, salford7, Martinpeak, SFlaherty, ericjones, Wendy, Ulsterpooka, t.jay, Peter Walker, Hilldweller, guestuser, bobthebuilder, Danger, OisinD, strangeweaver I have climbed this summit: YES (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/