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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 141 members. Recently by: IainT, TommyV, Lauranna, IndyMan, Peter Walker, wwwalker, brianmccrossan, HazelDoyle, deirdrenig, mdoc1969, Wilderness, maike, David-Guenot, kevinmbyrne1, jimgraham
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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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Stunning panoramas from amid wild rough ridge .. by group   (Show all for Ben Creggan South Top)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ben Creggan South Top in area Ben Gorm Mountains, Ireland
simon3 on Ben Creggan South Top, 2004
by simon3  8 Feb 2004
This visualisation of the landscape shows the Ben Gorm group from the NE at 3000m. If you are walking around the group anti-clockwise starting from north (right) of Glendavock, you will pass each of the summit eventually reaching Ben Gorm. This is a place where you can go wrong in mist. Around the point marked A there is a flattish area with three ridges leading off. Be aware that there are big cliffs around and obviously you need to get the correct ridge. Often this will be the longish ridge heading NE, which is shown reaching right down to the bottom of the picture. You can judge just how bumpy this is from shadow it casts. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/128/comment/838/
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The last reddish rays of the sun caught the “Ben .. by simon3   (Show all for Ben Creggan South Top)
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