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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 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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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)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Chorr in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: On Derryclare - Summit of Ben Corr in the background
Himiwack on Binn Chorr, 2007
by Himiwack  17 Jun 2007
I climbed Ben Corr on 2007-06-06 by sunshine and claer sky. Starting at Glencoaghan at 10 a.m. Here are some spaces on the little road for parking. Then climbed Derryclare via Lop Rock where is a beautiful view arround. It takes 45 min to get from Derryclare to Ben Corr. It´s a fantastic view from Ben Corr to Killary Harbour with Mweelrea in the background and the Twelve Bens in the west and northwest. Going back the same way. The walk takes about 5 hours by slowly pace. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/101/comment/2740/
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I am interested in locating the Old Triangulation .. by bargo   (Show all for Binn Chorr)
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