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Bencorr North Top Mountain Binn Chorr North Top A name in Irish
For origin of name, see Binn Chorr. Galway County, in no lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 690m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L80961 52404 This summit has been logged as climbed by 190 members. Recently by: IainT, salford7, Ulsterpooka, Peter Walker, Hilldweller, eoghancarton, JohnAshton, strangeweaver, rayw, millsd1, Peter_I, Iamcan, delboyir, Rory87, DenisMc
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Longitude: -9.794981, Latitude: 53.508326 , Easting: 80961, Northing: 252404 Prominence: 5m,   Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 480937 752426,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BncrNr, 10 char: BncrNrthTp
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Binn Chorr North Top is the 127th highest summit in Ireland.

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Bencorr's close relative .. by group   (Show all for Binn Chorr North Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Chorr North Top in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: Binn Chorr's western aspect (leading to North Top) from Mám na bhFonsai col
 
eflanaga on Binn Chorr North Top, 2006
by eflanaga  3 May 2006
The descent from Binn Dubh to a height on the col/saddle at Mám na bhFonsai 80606 52408 A, below Bencorr’s North Top is reasonably straightforward albeit a little more difficult as you near the narrow area of the saddle. From here Binn Chorr’s western aspect towers upwards, it’s steep rocky side presenting a formidable façade. There is a well-worn path of loose shale and rock, which wends it’s way up in zig-zag fashion but some of us decided to take a more straight-as-the-crow-flies approach. Regardless, we still had to negotiate very loose shale/rock especially as we approached the top. Nearer still to the top we had to engage in a degree of scrambling in order to reach the cairn 81053 52376 B. Views from here are again breathtaking (see Binn Chorr). From the cairn it is a short distance south to the main summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/124/comment/2329/
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The view from Binn Corr is fantastic. It is a gre .. by aburden   (Show all for Binn Chorr North Top)
 
This is a relatively small knoll on the ridge abo .. by simon3   (Show all for Binn Chorr North Top)
 
Minor bump on Bencorr .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Binn Chorr North Top)
 
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