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Ben Gorm Mountains Area
Place count in area: 3, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, MSW 
Highest place:
Ben Gorm, 700m
Maximum height for area: 700 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 670 metres,

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Ben Creggan Mountain Binn an Chreagáin A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn an Chreagáin [MNIMA*], 'peak of the rocky patch') Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 693m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L85709 66604
Place visited by 160 members. Recently by: mickdylan, PaulNolan, Cathal-Kelly, Aciddrinker, Garmin, tphase, DeltaP, ckilm, AdventureJunky, Hadleigh, oldpragmatist, IainT, TommyV, Lauranna, IndyMan
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Longitude: -9.728648, Latitude: 53.636902 , Easting: 85709, Northing: 266604 Prominence: 88m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 485684 766622,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnCrgn, 10 char: Ben Cregan
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

The pronunciation of the name collected during the first Ordnance Survey, Bin a yoragaun, was not as one would expect from the current anglisation Ben Creggan. John O'Donovan interpreted this as Binn a Chorragain. This suggest that the Ben Creggan represents a slight re-interpretation of the name. Walks: for a route taking in Ben Gorm and Ben Creggan, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 60-61.   Ben Creggan is the second highest mountain in the Ben Gorm Mountains area and the 118th highest in Ireland. Ben Creggan is the most northerly summit in the Ben Gorm Mountains area and also the most westerly.

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Peak of perfection .. by group   (Show all for Ben Creggan)
 
There is a small forest entrance at around L88867 .. by simon3   (Show all for Ben Creggan)
 
Ben Creggan is a very impressive hill especially .. by gerrym   (Show all for Ben Creggan)
 
Ben Creggan about 4pm last New Years Eve, seen fr .. by milo   (Show all for Ben Creggan)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ben Creggan in area Ben Gorm Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Maam Valley
 
jlk on Ben Creggan, 2008
by jlk  2 Mar 2008
A fantastic day in February 2008. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/118/comment/2983/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Access from the east .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Ben Creggan)
 
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