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Mayo Islands Area
Maximum height for area: 189.3 metres,   Summits in area: 2,   Maximum prominence for area: 189.3 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 For all tops   Highest summit: Inishturk, 189.3m

Summits in area Mayo Islands:
Inishark Island 96.6mInishturk 189.3m
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Inishturk Hill Inis Toirc A name in Irish
(Ir. Inis Toirc [logainm.ie], 'island of the boar') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Mudrock, sandstone, tuff Bedrock

Height: 189.3m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L60575 75196 This summit has been logged as climbed by 31 members. Recently by: tphase, Sloane, chalky, skhg, wicklore, simon3, osullivanm, Bernieor, madfrankie, mcrtchly, jackill, Peter Walker, kernowclimber, Onzy, acorn
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Longitude: -10.112217, Latitude: 53.707958 , Easting: 60576, Northing: 275196 Prominence: 189.28m,   Isolation: 12.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 460556 775213,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Inshtr, 10 char: Inishturk
Bedrock type: Mudrock, sandstone, tuff, (Sheeffry Formation)

The highest point on Inishturk is in the townland of Mountain Common. The peak is unnamed on the OS 6 map, though the names Knockleckan and Knocknagormore appear to the west near the coast.   Inishturk is the highest hill in the Mayo Islands area and the 1404th highest in Ireland. Inishturk is the most northerly summit in the Mayo Islands area and also the most easterly.

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A little-visited outpost .. by lennyantonelli   (Show all for Inishturk)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Inishturk in area Mayo Islands, Ireland
Picture: Trig, looking towards the Co. Mayo coastline.
 
Mountain Common on 2.3.2012
by FilHil  5 Apr 2012
A lovely day trip to Inishturk to ascend Mountain Common. Take the island ferry from Roonah quay (R378, west of Louisburg Co. Mayo). It is advisable to check the time table with the operator, especially when traveling off season.

There is a signposted walk called Inishturk Loop. Start on the tarmac road to the top of the village, go through the metal gate and continue on the stony track till the western edge near the cliffs. No houses around, only stunning views!

At an old stone wall make your way over the ridge, a moderate grassy slope, to the top of Mountain Common. The old signal tower (ruin) is on a rocky outcrop and a provides good marker as well as shelter from the wind.

The views to the west (the Atlantic) are quite spectacular. The photo depicts the trig, looking towards the Co. Mayo coastline, Caher island (uninhabited) in between. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1041/comment/6753/
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Your ferry awaits! .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Inishturk)
 
Art beside lake, col and hill. .. by simon3   (Show all for Inishturk)
 
Summit views from island of the boar. .. by simon3   (Show all for Inishturk)
 
Magic Island .. by sandman   (Show all for Inishturk)
 
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