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Arigna Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 458 metres,   Summits in area: 4,   Maximum prominence for area: 408 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 25, 26 For all tops   Highest summit: Carrane Hill, 458m
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Seltannasaggart SE Slope Hill 0 County Highpoint of Roscommon, in County Highpoint List, Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal Bedrock

Height: 412m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26 Grid Reference: G90396 19542 This summit has been logged as climbed by 127 members. Recently by: paulmcquaid, danifergie87, Franky, theredyin, Lauranna, declanohagan, AdrianneB, Onzy, dillonkdy, paddyobpc, Cobhclimber, harry66, guestuser, William-J, ckilm
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Longitude: -8.147661, Latitude: 54.124892 , Easting: 190396, Northing: 319542 Prominence: 0m,   Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 590347 819549,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SltnSE, 10 char: SltnsgSESl
Bedrock type: Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal, (Lackagh Sandstone Formation)

Seltannasaggart SE Slope is the third highest hill in the Arigna Mountains area and the 887th highest in Ireland. Seltannasaggart SE Slope is the most easterly in the Arigna Mountains area. Seltannasaggart SE Slope is the highest point in county Roscommon.

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Choice of routes to the Top of Roscommon. .. by group   (Show all for Seltannasaggart SE Slope)
 
County Top of Roscommon .. by Gribster   (Show all for Seltannasaggart SE Slope)
 
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Picture: Walking S on the Miner's Way down the SE Slope
 
The true Top of Roscommon !
by Harry Goodman  19 Dec 2011
I have read Gribster's comment with great interest. When I visited the SE Slope in June 2008 I used OSNI Sheet 26 (B Edition 2001) which placed the high point on the County Boundary as G9040019550 I and not G903 196 J, the then listed MV co-ordinates. This said the MV reference conveniently placed the high point at a track junction some 100m NW of my reading. As I was walking part of the Miner's Way at the time I found the track actually crossed the MV reference point en route and it was therefore a simple matter of leaving the track and walking the short distance out to my own reference point G9040019550 I. This appears to lie within a 25m margin of error from that given by Gribster and the now accepted MV reference. At the time there was nothing marking the spot and I am glad to read that a small cairn of stones has since been errected. I also recall that the hummocky ground had a number of "contenders" for the highest point but a short stroll around will satisfy even the most fastidious walker that s/he has been to the Top of Roscommon! Intrigued by the apparent discrepancy between the original MV reference and the currently accepted one, I again studied my maps and have found that on an earlier version of Sheet 26 (dated 1981) the County Boundary high point was indeed located, just beside a track, at G903 196 J (the original MV reference). I therefore assume that this was the map used to determine the earlier MV reference point. Indeed tracks at that time were not as well marked on the map, and pre-dated the laying of more substantial tracks to service the later established Wind Farm. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1055/comment/6641/
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Highest Point in Roscommon .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Seltannasaggart SE Slope)
 
Cairn for Seltannasaggart SE Slope? .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Seltannasaggart SE Slope)
 
County Top Log Book? .. by three5four0   (Show all for Seltannasaggart SE Slope)
 
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