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Maulin MountainHillMálainn A name in Irish (Ir. Málainn [OSNB], poss. 'high or sloping ground')KerryCounty, in Binnion List, Red cross bedded siltstone & sandstone Bedrock
Height:217mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 63Grid Reference: Q72213 30455This place has been logged as visited by 17 members. Recently by: omurchu, jackill, eamonoc, Geo, gallybander, frankmc04, chalky, paddyhillsbagger, acorn, kingstonian, conormcbandon, sandman, kissanepat1, ciarraioch, scapania I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Málainn is rare element of obscure origin and meaning, occurring in a handul of place-names scattered throughout the country. For origin of name, see articles by Paul Tempan: The Element Málainn in Place-names in the Kerry Magazine, No. 18, 2008 (15-16) and An Eilimint Málainn i Logainmneacha in the Donegal Annual 2006 (218-19).
Maulin Mountain is the second highest hill in the North Kerry area and the 1358th highest in Ireland. Maulin Mountain is the most southerly summit in the North Kerry area and also the most westerly. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1030/?PHPSESSID=e7r61448tggf7lr5sckgplvpi3