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Slievelamagan Mountain Sliabh Lámhagáin A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Lámhagáin [PNNI], 'creeping/crawling mountain') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 702.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J32887 26032 This summit has been logged as climbed by 429 members. Recently by: feargalf, GillSte, IainT, bryanjbarry, markwallace, Lauranna, Kiwitrekker, 21yearsgone, daithileonard, daftgrandad, robertodon, clacon, DelStewart, ericjones, lw24
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -5.966147, Latitude: 54.166118 , Easting: 332887, Northing: 326033 Prominence: 197.18m,   Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 732807 826038,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvlmg, 10 char: Slvlmgn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

So named, according to Harris (author of The Antient and Present State of the County of Down), because it has to be climbed in a crawling position. The southern slopes are, indeed, relentlessly steep. An alternative name, Sliabh Snámháin, has the same meaning. Below Lamagan Slabs is a spot called Percy Bysshe, which suggests a connection with the poet Shelley.   Slievelamagan is the 109th highest summit in Ireland.

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Carrick Little track to ascend Southern shoulder .. by GWPR   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievelamagan in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Ben Crom Dam and Slievelamagan
mneary34 on Slievelamagan, 2006
by mneary34  19 Sep 2006
This photo shows the Ben Crom Dam from below Ben Crom and Slievelamagan and its col with Slieve Binnian on the far side. From the col on the route back to Newcastle Slievelamagan represents a tough 300 metre climb as part of the seven sevens. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/106/comment/2507/
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Just back off Slievelamagan this evening after so .. by fingal   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
Great viewpoint .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
Slow Recovery .. by susanc   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
You can see pretty much all of the high Mournes ( .. by rogk   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
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