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Binn Chorr Mountain Bencorr A name in English
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 302 members. Recently by: IainT, Lauranna, Caoilfionn, salford7, Martinpeak, SFlaherty, ericjones, Wendy, Ulsterpooka, t.jay, Peter Walker, Hilldweller, guestuser, bobthebuilder, Danger
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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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Horseshoe's highest .. by group   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
Descent from Bencorr to the Gleninagh Valley .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Chorr in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Binn Chorr North Top & Summit and to the right Binn na tSaighdiúra from summit of Binn Doire Chlaír
eflanaga on Binn Chorr, 2006
by eflanaga  3 May 2006
Dropping down a short distance from Binn Chorr’s North Top there is a relatively short climb up a craggy rock face to the main summit 81158 52195 D. My GPS reading here was 713m, two metres more than that suggested on the map. From the summit there are magnificent and unimpeded views over Lough Inagh into the Mamturks with Binn Idir an Dá Log particularly prominent. North/Northeast the southern aspect of its Northern top and to the left of that, Binn an tSaighdiúra (which if I’m not mistaken means ‘Soldier’s summit’) and just below that again Binn an Choíre Beg are in view. Beyond these Binn Dubh (with Binn Bhán behind) and to the west Binn Bhraoin & Binn Gabhar bore testament to the path taken by the Mid-Ulster Walking Club members to get to this point of the Glencoaghan Horseshoe walk. And so it was that we turned south to tackle the last of the peaks in the Horseshoe Walk, Binn Doire Chlair (Derryclare). Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/101/comment/2330/
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The mountain is also known as Bencorr. This summ .. by simon3   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
With a huge high pressure hanging over Ireland Co .. by conorobyrne   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
Further to simon3's comment, if you hunt around t .. by micky   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
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