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Maumfin Hill Mám Fionn A name in Irish
(Ir. Mám Fionn [TR], 'white pass') Galway County, in Binnion List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 172m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L64716 58860
Place visited by 14 members. Recently by: wicklore, Fergalh, DeltaP, eamonoc, markwallace, deirdrenig, mdoc1969, Oileanach, chalky, taobear, juliewoods, Jamessheerin, shaunkelly, ahendroff
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Longitude: -10.041451, Latitude: 53.562035 , Easting: 64716, Northing: 258860 Prominence: 157m,  Isolation: 3.4km
ITM: 464761 758841,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mmfn, 10 char: Maumfin
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Maumfin is properly the name of a townland on the slopes of this hill. Tievegarriff is another townland which extends to the summit and whose name may be connected with this hill.   Maumfin is the 1301th highest place in Ireland.

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Fenced-in summit with good views .. by markwallace   (Show all for Maumfin)
 
No access on 27.02.2012 .. by FilHil   (Show all for Maumfin)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Maumfin in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: View west to Knockaunbaun
 
Cattle might be a problem
by eamonoc  21 Apr 2017
On 20/4/2017, at 07.4am drove to L 65405 59318 A, at area noted as Tievegariff on OS sheet 37. Parked opposite old abandoned cottage, went through gate and onto a well made farm tack uphill to two old stone sheds and a cattle feeder. Much evidence here of cattle traffic, although there were none about this early. The ground was deeply rutted but reasonably dry, went behind shed to the right towards a low fence crossed this and headed uphill to the big cairn as mentioned by markwallace, there was another little rocky knoll about 80mts due west which I thought was higher than area where the Cairn stands. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1044/comment/18894/
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