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Ben Gorm Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 700 metres,   Summits in area: 3,   Maximum prominence for area: 670 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 37 For all tops   Highest summit: Ben Gorm, 700m
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Ben Creggan South Top Mountain Meall Láir A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Meall Láir [PDT], 'middle lump') Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite Bedrock

Height: 687m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L85846 66102 This summit has been logged as climbed by 138 members. Recently by: IndyMan, Peter Walker, wwwalker, brianmccrossan, HazelDoyle, deirdrenig, mdoc1969, Wilderness, maike, David-Guenot, kevinmbyrne1, jimgraham, ColinCallanan, Viewsearcher, markwallace
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Longitude: -9.726394, Latitude: 53.632423 , Easting: 85846, Northing: 266102 Prominence: 72m,   Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 485821 766120,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnC687, 10 char: BnCrgnSthT
Bedrock type: Sandstone & conglomerate, ignimbrite, (Mweelrea Formation)

This peak is unnamed on OS maps, but is called Maul Laur on Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830). This is probably an anglicisation of Ir. Meall Láir, 'middle lump', indicating its position half-way beween Ben Creggan and Ben Gorm.   Ben Creggan South Top is the third highest mountain in the Ben Gorm Mountains area and the 133rd highest in Ireland.

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The perfect vantage point .. by ColinCallanan   (Show all for Ben Creggan South Top)
 
Ben Creggan South Top is in the middle of a fanta .. by gerrym   (Show all for Ben Creggan South Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ben Creggan South Top in area Ben Gorm Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Taken from lower BC showing BCS & Animal shelter ruin on col
 
3 for 1 if weather permits
by Daithic  26 Apr 2014
Start Ashleagh Falls, Ben Gorm, Ben Creggan South Top, Ben Creggan (3 hrs). Amazing views of Mweelreas & Sheefrys. Desending to col from BCST requires care before ascending to BC. Rather than retracing back along peaks again, descended back to col between BCST & BC, then heading westwards, down long long wide grassy slope following river gully (dry conditions & hiking poles recommended) down to Delphi & hitched back. Also safe route exit option in poor visibility. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/128/comment/16042/
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The summit cairn is being freshly and continuousl .. by simon3   (Show all for Ben Creggan South Top)
 
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