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Bencorr Mountain Binn Chorr A name in Irish
also Binn an Choire Mhóir an extra name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Chorr [TR], 'pointed peak') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 711m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L81166 52200 This place has been logged as visited by 316 members. Recently by: tagoona, PaulNolan, Wildrover, dodser, jimgraham, eamonoc, Philhanson, Cathal-Kelly, Dean, marchiggins, Podgemus, davsheen, Hadleigh, oldpragmatist, IainT
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Longitude: -9.791975, Latitude: 53.506394 , Easting: 81166, Northing: 252200 Prominence: 306m,  Isolation: 0.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 481131 752206,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bencor, 10 char: Bencorr
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

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.

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The ridge between the North Top and main summits .. by csd   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
 
Approaching this mountain from Mam na BhFonsai yo .. by aburden   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
 
I climbed Ben Corr on 2007-06-06 by sunshine and .. by Himiwack   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Chorr in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
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Glencoaghan Horseshoe
by davsheen  29 Dec 2016
Looking down towards Lough Inagh and the Maumturk range from Bencorr on the Glencoaghan Horseshoe in the 12 Bens - the closest hills in Ireland to the Alps!. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/101/comment/18749/
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I am interested in locating the Old Triangulation .. by bargo   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
 
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