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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
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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/?PHPSESSID=pn0al2p1c3ub4g29ih8eur90u3