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Mizen/Sheeps Head Area
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Mizen Peak Hill Cork County, in Binnion List, Cross-bedded sandstone & minor mudstone Bedrock

Height: 232m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 88 Grid Reference: V74547 24710 This summit has been logged as climbed by 17 members. Recently by: Wildrover, GoldCircle, Dbosonnet, chalky, garrettd, Conor74, slebog, bandre, sandman, sub3000, pocarbuile, paddyhillsbagger, jackill, kabe, peterturner
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Longitude: -9.80583, Latitude: 51.461789 , Easting: 74547, Northing: 24710 Prominence: 177m,   Isolation: 2.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 474524 524782,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MznPk, 10 char: Mizen Peak
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone & minor mudstone, (Toe Head Formation)

Mizen Head is Carn Uí Néid in Irish.   Mizen Peak is the 1323th highest summit in Ireland. Mizen Peak is the second most westerly summit in the Mizen/Sheeps Head area. It's also the 4th most southerly summit in .

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mizen Peak in area Mizen/Sheeps Head, Ireland
Picture: Looking across to Brow Head
 
Mizen has been Brow beaten
by jackill  3 Jun 2010
Contrary to popular belief, Mizen Head is not the most southerly point on the mainland of Ireland. Nearby Brow Head holds that title.
Located on the promontory are an old signalling station, a weather station, and a lighthouse. The signalling station, now a museum, is open to visitors. The "99 steps" are a long series of steps on the pathway across to the rocky outcrop upon which the station was built.
Access here could be tricky, I parked at the far end of the visitors centre carpark and made a quick uphill dash when no-one was looking, crossing farmed fields first then open bog. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1020/comment/5846/
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Stunning views .. by garrettd   (Show all for Mizen Peak)
 
Lovely Peak .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Mizen Peak)
 
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