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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 303 members. Recently by: oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, Caoilfionn, salford7, Martinpeak, SFlaherty, ericjones, Wendy, Ulsterpooka, t.jay, Peter Walker, Hilldweller, guestuser, bobthebuilder
I have climbed this summit: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.791816, Latitude: 53.50654 , Easting: 81166, Northing: 252200 Prominence: 306m,   Isolation: 0.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 481142 752222,   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)
 
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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