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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 summit has been logged as climbed by 306 members. Recently by: Podgemus, davsheen, Hadleigh, oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, Caoilfionn, salford7, Martinpeak, SFlaherty, ericjones, Wendy, Ulsterpooka, t.jay, Peter Walker
I have climbed this summit: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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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Further to simon3's comment, if you hunt around t .. by micky   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
 
The ridge between the North Top and main summits .. by csd   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Chorr in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Mam na BhFonsai (lower left)
 
aburden on Binn Chorr, 2006
by aburden  27 Feb 2006
Approaching this mountain from Mam na BhFonsai you get a full view of the challenge ahead. The wind was howling over the lip of Mam na BhFonsai so I did not hang around for too long. Facing me was the steepest climb on the Chochan Circuit - up to Binn Corrs NW top and then a final push to the SE summit as shown in the pic. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/101/comment/2209/
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I climbed Ben Corr on 2007-06-06 by sunshine and .. by Himiwack   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
 
I am interested in locating the Old Triangulation .. by bargo   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
 
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