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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
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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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievelamagan in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
GWPR on Slievelamagan, 2004
by GWPR  21 Feb 2004
Carrick Little track to ascend Southern shoulder of Cove Mt. above Cove Lough to reach col between Cove and Slieve Lamagan. Tough ascent at first. Met a bog lizard and a Peregrine Falcon! Great views from summit.
Picture shows Slieve Lamagan on approach from Carrick Little track. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/106/comment/852/
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This photo shows the Ben Crom Dam from below Ben .. by mneary34   (Show all for Slievelamagan)
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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