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Slieve Meelbeg Mountain Sliabh Míol Beag A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Míol Beag [PNNI], 'little mountain of the ants') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 701.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J30076 27913 This summit has been logged as climbed by 459 members. Recently by: GoldCircle, feargalf, Helenha, maike, oldpragmatist, mgtrose, Sweeney, IainT, Lauranna, Turlo143, Kiwitrekker, daithileonard, bryanjbarry, robertodon, clacon
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Longitude: -6.00834, Latitude: 54.183728 , Easting: 330077, Northing: 327914 Prominence: 193m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 729997 827919,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvMlb, 10 char: SlvMlbg
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Oddly enough, despite the adjective beag ('small'), it is actually higher than Slieve Meelmore, so perhaps it is a question of bulk rather than height.   Slieve Meelbeg is the 111th highest summit in Ireland.

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This view could be seen just after sunset one lat .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
 
From Slieve Loughshannagh Meelbeg is an obvious e .. by darrenf   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
 
There's nothing terribly fantastic about Meelbeg. .. by tsunami   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Meelbeg in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
 
Alex92 on Slieve Meelbeg, 2007
by Alex92  13 Feb 2007
I hiked up Meelbeg with my dad on Saturday (10/2/2007). Walking up the track, we were surprised by how deep the snow was, (up to a foot just on the track). But nothing prepared us for the shock we got once we reached the wall. The snow had drifted and was the same height as the wall, and in some places completely covered it. The wall at this stage was over 6 foot tall! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/103/comment/2618/
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I have to agree with tsunami on this one. It's on .. by csd   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
 
We hiked up Slieve Loughshannagh and Slieve Meelb .. by natalie0208   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
 
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