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Ben Gorm Mountains Area
Place count in area: 3, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 
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 This place has been logged as visited by 156 members. Recently by: Garmin, tphase, DeltaP, ckilm, AdventureJunky, Hadleigh, oldpragmatist, IainT, TommyV, Lauranna, IndyMan, Peter Walker, wwwalker, brianmccrossan, HazelDoyle
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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 122nd 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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Incredible views into Doolough .. by ColinCallanan   (Show all for Ben Creggan)
 
A fantastic day in February 2008. .. by jlk   (Show all for Ben Creggan)
 
The summit cairn on Ben Creggan on a very wet day .. by simon3   (Show all for Ben Creggan)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ben Creggan in area Ben Gorm Mountains, Ireland
Picture: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfMds51ingM&feature=grec_index
 
The View From Here
by CaptainVertigo  23 Jun 2011
I was delighted to come across a short (far too short) film on YouTube by our very own Brendan777. Its taken from the top of Ben Creggan and includes some super shots of Mweelrea and Doolough. Whats really impressive is the sense of height you get as well as the lovely light. I'm hoping that this will be the first of many films from Brandan777 Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/118/comment/6385/
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