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SawelMountainSamhail Phite Méabha A name in Irish (Ir. 'Samhail Phite Méabha' [DUPN], 'resemblance of Maeve’s vulva')County Highpoint of Derry & Tyrone, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock
Height:678mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 13Grid Reference: H61796 97305This place has been logged as visited by 293 members. Recently by: David-Guenot, DeltaP, NualaMc, scottwalker, LorraineG60, Daingean, Juanita, LorraineG, eejaymm, johnballinger, paulmcquaid, Helenha, danifergie87, Franky, theredyin I have visited this place: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This rather colourful name seems to derive from the appearance of the glen on the S side of Sawel.
Sawel is the highest mountain in the Sperrin Mountains area and the 142nd highest in Ireland. Sawel is the highest point in county Derry and also the highest in Tyrone. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/144/