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Bencollaghduff Mountain Binn Dubh A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Dubh [TR], 'black peak') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 696m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L79782 52992 This place has been logged as visited by 266 members. Recently by: Philhanson, Cathal-Kelly, Dean, Podgemus, markwallace, davsheen, Hadleigh, oldpragmatist, IainT, Lauranna, Caoilfionn, salford7, Martinpeak, ColinCallanan, ericjones
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Longitude: -9.812862, Latitude: 53.51334 , Easting: 79782, Northing: 252992 Prominence: 191m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 479765 753013,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnclgh, 10 char: Bnclghdf
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Bencollaghduff means ‘peak of the black hags’. The black hags in question are cormorants [TR]. The OSI form Binn Dhubh represents a prescribed standard modern Irish form. Tim Robinson's Binn Dubh represents the local dialect, which omits lenition of d and t when the previous word ends in a dental consonant.   Binn Dubh is the third highest mountain in the Twelve Bens area and the 115th highest in Ireland.

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Fine mountain in horseshoe's centre .. by group   (Show all for Binn Dubh)
 
Don’t believe the Connemara hillwalk booklet that .. by weedavie   (Show all for Binn Dubh)
 
Left car at [L820562 B] and walked up thru G .. by aburden   (Show all for Binn Dubh)
 
After descending to Maumina (Maumnageeragh) Col 7 .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Binn Dubh)
 
After Binn Dubh we found the trickier western leg .. by weedavie   (Show all for Binn Dubh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Dubh in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Binn Dubh from Binn Bhraoin
 
aburden on Binn Dubh, 2006
by aburden  28 Feb 2006
Mam Eidhneach is about half way on the Chochan circuit and from here it is a 40min haul/scramble to the top of Binn Dubh. From the top I followed a bearing of 130 degrees to meet a cairn before dropping down to Mam na BhFonsai. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/115/comment/2208/
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